Accord vs. Treaty

Accord vs. Treaty — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Accord and Treaty

Accordverb

To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate

accorded the president the proper deference.

Treatynoun

A formal written agreement between two or more nations.

Accordverb

(Archaic) To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.

Treatynoun

The document in which such an agreement is set down.

Accordverb

To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.

Treatynoun

(Archaic) Negotiation for the purpose of reaching an agreement.

Accordnoun

Agreement; harmony

act in accord with university policies.

Treatynoun

A contract or agreement.

Accordnoun

A settlement or compromise between conflicting parties

The strikers and the owners reached an accord.

Treatynoun

An entreaty.

Accordnoun

Spontaneous or voluntary desire to take a certain action

The children returned on their own accord. He confessed of his own accord.

Treatynoun

(international law) A binding agreement concluded by subjects of international law, namely states and international organizations.

Accordnoun

Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action.

Treatynoun

A formal agreement between two or more states.

Accordnoun

A harmony in sound, pitch and tone; concord.

Treatynoun

a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

Accordnoun

Agreement or harmony of things in general.

the accord of light and shade in painting

Accordnoun

(legal) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, prevents a lawsuit.

Accordnoun

(international law) An international agreement.

The Geneva Accord of 1954 ended the French-Indochinese War.

Accordnoun

(obsolete) Assent

Accordnoun

Voluntary or spontaneous impulse to act.

Nobody told me to do it. I did it of my own accord.

Accordverb

(transitive) To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust.

Accordverb

(transitive) To bring (people) to an agreement; to reconcile, settle, adjust or harmonize.

Accordverb

(intransitive) To agree or correspond; to be in harmony; to be concordant.

Accordverb

(intransitive) To agree in pitch and tone.

Accordverb

To grant as suitable or proper; to concede or award.

Accordverb

To give consent.

Accordverb

To arrive at an agreement.

Accordnoun

harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters;

the two parties were in agreement

Accordnoun

concurrence of opinion;

we are in accord with your proposal

Accordnoun

a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

Accordnoun

sympathetic compatibility

Accordverb

go together;

The colors don't harmonizeTheir ideas concorded

Accordverb

allow to have;

grant a privilege