D’accord Meaning, Translation & Usage

What does d’accord in French mean?

The word, d’accord in French has several meanings. With an exclamation mark, ‘D’accord!’ translates to ‘okay’ or ‘alright’. When combined with a conjugated form or être, d’accord means to agree. For example, ‘Je suis d’accord avec vous’ translates to ‘I agree with you’.

Examples of how to use d’accord

There are several ways to use d’accord in French. The first and most common is être d’accord avec + person, which means to agree with. The word that follows avec (with) can be a person’s name or stressed pronoun. Par example:

  • Je suis d’accord avec toi. I agree with you.
  • Elle est d’accord avec Pierre. She agrees with Pierre.
  • Nous sommes d’accord avec vous. We agree with you.

When used in a question d’accord would look these examples:

  • Est-ce que tu es d’accord? Do you agree?
  • Êtes-vous d’accord avec moi? Do you agree with me?

There are also times when d’accord appears as a single word, meaning okay or alright.

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  • Person 1: D’accord? Okay/Alright?
  • Person 2: D’accord! Okay! Alright!

Se mettre d’accord

Se mettre d’accord means to reach or come to an agreement. This is a bit more advanced. Mettre means to put or place.

  • Après de longues discussions, Pierre et Marie se mettent d’accord. After long discussions, Pierre and Marie reach an agreement.

How to pronounce d’accord

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