Concord (/ˈkɒnkɔ:(r)d/), also known as agreement (/əˈgri:mənt/), refers to the need, or not, for words in the same sentence to relate to each other, grammatically. English has concord for grammatical number, grammatical person and sometimes grammatical gender.
It can apply to the following:
- Subject-verb agreement a subject and its verb.
- Phoric agreement; e.g. a noun or pronoun and its referent.
It can also apply to the following grammatical properties:
- gender concord - concord for grammatical gender.
- number concord - concord for grammatical number.
- person concord - concord for grammatical person.