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DISCORD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does discord mean? 

DISCORD (noun)
  The noun DISCORD has 4 senses:

1. lack of agreement or harmony
2. disagreement among those expected to cooperate
3. a harsh mixture of sounds
4. strife resulting from a lack of agreement

  Familiarity information: DISCORD used as a noun is uncommon.


DISCORD (verb)
  The verb DISCORD has 1 sense:

1. be different from one another

  Familiarity information: DISCORD used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DISCORD (noun)


Sense 1discord [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lack of agreement or harmony

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

discord; strife

Hypernyms ("discord" is a kind of...):

disorder (a disturbance of the peace or of public order)


Sense 2discord [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Disagreement among those expected to cooperate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

dissension; discord

Hypernyms ("discord" is a kind of...):

disagreement (the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "discord"):

confrontation (discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions)

division; variance (discord that splits a group)


Sense 3discord [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A harsh mixture of sounds

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

discordance; discord

Hypernyms ("discord" is a kind of...):

dissonance (disagreeable sounds)


Sense 4discord [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Strife resulting from a lack of agreement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

discordance; discord

Hypernyms ("discord" is a kind of...):

strife (bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension)


DISCORD (verb)


Sense 1discord [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be different from one another

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

disaccord; discord; disagree

Hypernyms (to "discord" is one way to...):

be (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun))

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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