Connection vs Concord - What's the difference?

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Connection is a related term of concord.

As a noun connection

is (uncountable) the act of connecting.

As a proper noun concord is

the state capital of new hampshire.



Alternative forms

* connexion , (abbreviation)


  • (uncountable) The act of connecting.
  • The point at which two or more things are connected.
  • the connection between overeating and obesity
    My headache has no connection with me going out last night.
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  • A feeling of understanding and ease of communication between two or more people.
  • As we were the only people in the room to laugh at the joke, I felt a connection between us.
  • An established communications or transportation link.
  • computers linked by a network connection
    I was talking to him, but there was lightning and we lost the connection .
  • (transport) A transfer from one transportation vehicle to another in scheduled transportation service
  • The bus was late so he missed his connection at Penn Station and had to wait six hours for the next train.
  • A kinship relationship between people.
  • concord


    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) concorde'', Latin ''concordia'', from . See heart, and compare accord


    (en noun)
  • A state of agreement; harmony; union.
  • * Love quarrels oft in pleasing concord end. -
  • (obsolete) Agreement by stipulation; compact; covenant; treaty or league
  • * The concord made between Henry and Roderick. -
  • (grammar) Agreement of words with one another, in gender, number, person, or case.
  • (legal, obsolete) An agreement between the parties to a fine of land in reference to the manner in which it should pass, being an acknowledgment that the land in question belonged to the complainant. See fine.
  • (Burrill)
  • (probably influenced by chord, music) An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.
  • Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • A variety of American grape, with large dark blue (almost black) grapes in compact clusters.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl)


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To agree; to act together
  • (Edward Hyde Clarendon)