accord - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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present tense
present participleaccording
past tenseaccorded
past participleaccorded
  1. to treat someone or something in a particular way, especially by giving them power, respect, or status
    accord something to someone:

    Some hunter-gatherer tribes accord high status to women.

    accord someone/something something:

    Their achievement has not always been accorded the recognition it deserves.

phrasal verbs