Definition of concordance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kənˈkɔːdəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈkɔːrdəns//
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  1. 1[countable] an alphabetical list of the words used in a book, etc. showing where and how often they are used a Bible concordance
  2. 2[countable] a list produced by a computer that shows all the examples of an individual word in a book, etc.
  3. 3[uncountable] (specialist) the state of being similar to something or consistent with it There is reasonable concordance between the two sets of results.
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French, from medieval Latin concordantia, from concordant- ‘being of one mind’, from the verb concordare, from con- ‘together’ + cor, cord- ‘heart’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concordance