1 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 [syn: harmony, concord]
3 an index of all main words in a book along with their immediate contexts
EtymologyFrench, from concordantia.
- Contrasts, and yet concordances.
- Thomas Carlyle
- In the context of "grammar|obsolete": concord; agreement.
- 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.
- a list of occurrences of a word or phrase from a corpus, with the immediate context.
- Russian: согласование (soglasovánije)
Concordance can mean:
- Concordance (publishing) — a list of words used in a body of work, with their immediate contexts.
- Concordance system in politics.
- Concordance (genetics) — the presence of the same trait in both members of a pair of twins (or set of individuals).
- Concordance (medicine) — involvement of the patient in decision making to improve treatment Compliance (medicine).
- Grammatical agreement — in linguistics, a form of cross-reference between related words.
- Inter-rater reliability — in statistics, the degree to which multiple measurements of the same thing are similar. Or more specifically:
- Lambda-CDM model of big bang cosmology.
- Concordance (knot theory) in mathematics. A relation between mathematical links.
concordance in German: Konkordanz (Begriffsklärung)
concordance in Spanish: Concordancia
concordance in French: Concordance
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