of own accord

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of one's own accord

 and of one's own free will
by one's own choice, without coercion. I wish that Sally would choose to do it of her own accord. I'll have to order her to do it because she won't do it of her own free will.
See also: accord, of, own

of somebody's/something's own accord

without being asked or forced to My mother thought something was wrong when I cleaned up my room of my own accord. My legs seemed to move of their own accord.
See also: accord, of, own

of your own accord

if you do something of your own accord, you do it without being asked to do it She left of her own accord. I didn't tell her to go.
See also: accord, of, own