Difference between Accord and Conformity

What is the difference between Accord and Conformity?

Accord as a noun is agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action. while Conformity as a noun is state of things being similar, or identical.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action. An harmony in sound, pitch and tone; concord. Agreement or harmony of things in general. An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, prevents a lawsuit. An international agreement.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust. To bring (people) to an agreement; to reconcile, settle, adjust or harmonize. To agree or correspond; to be in harmony. To agree in pitch and tone. To grant as suitable or proper; to concede or award.

Example sentence: I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: State of things being similar, or identical.A point of resemblance; a similarity.The ideology of adhering to one standard or social uniformity.

Example sentence: Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.

We hope you now know whether to use Accord or Conformity in your sentence.

Also read

Popular Articles