Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Agreement; concord.
  • n. An alphabetical index of all the words in a text or corpus of texts, showing every contextual occurrence of a word: a concordance of Shakespeare's works.
  • n. Genetics The presence of a given trait in both members of a pair of twins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. agreement; accordance; consonance
  • n. concord; agreement.
  • n. An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.
  • n. a list of occurrences of a word or phrase from a corpus, with the immediate context.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Agreement; accordance.
  • n. Concord; agreement.
  • n. An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.
  • n. A topical index or orderly analysis of the contents of a book.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being concordant; agreement; harmony.
  • n. The knowledge concerning the sympathies and concordances between the mind and body.
  • n. In grammar, concord.
  • n. A classified collection of the different passages of a work, as of the Bible or the plays of Shakspere, with references to the places of their occurrence.
  • n. In music, concord or consonance in the technical sense of these words: opposed to dissonance or discord.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. agreement of opinions
  • n. an index of all main words in a book along with their immediate contexts
  • n. a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

Etymologies

From French, from Late Latin concordantia. (Wiktionary)

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