Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Exhibiting accord in feeling or action.
  • adjective Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined.
  • adjective Characterized by harmony of sound; melodious.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Exhibiting harmony or being in harmony; having parts, forms, relations, or proportions properly accordant each with the others, so that all taken together constitute a consistent or an esthetically pleasing whole; also, being in harmony or concord with something else; congruous.
  • Specifically, in music, concordant; consonant; symphonious; agreeable to the ear. See harmony.
  • Marked by harmony in action or feeling; acting or living in concord; peaceable; friendly: as, harmonious government; a harmonious family.
  • Synonyms Melodious, dulcet, tuneful.
  • Amicable, brotherly, neighborly, cordial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Adapted to each other; having parts proportioned to each other; symmetrical.
  • adjective Acting together to a common end; agreeing in action or feeling; living in peace and friendship.
  • adjective Vocally or musically concordant; agreeably consonant; symphonious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Showing accord in feeling or action.
  • adjective Having components pleasingly or appropriately combined.
  • adjective Melodious; in harmony.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective existing together in harmony
  • adjective exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
  • adjective suitable and fitting
  • adjective musically pleasing

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Examples

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  • For him, an authentic interpretation of the Bible must always be in harmonious accord with the faith of the Catholic Church.

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  • For him, an authentic interpretation of the Bible must always be in harmonious accord with the faith of the Catholic Church.

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    Theology

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  • For him, an authentic interpretation of the Bible must always be in harmonious accord with the faith of the Catholic Church.

    Saints

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    Jesus Christ

  • For him, an authentic interpretation of the Bible must always be in harmonious accord with the faith of the Catholic Church.

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