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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • Farrington pulled up his sleeve accordingly and showed his biceps muscle to the company.
  • The books on the white wooden shelves were arranged from below upwards according to bulk.

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  • The jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence and exonerated Lennon from all blame.
  • She called Mr. Fitzpatrick away from his screen and told him that her daughter had signed for four concerts and that, of course, according to the terms of the contract, she should receive the sum originally stipulated for, whether the society gave the four concerts or not.
  • On the closed square piano a pudding in a huge yellow dish lay in waiting and behind it were three squads of bottles of stout and ale and minerals, drawn up according to the colours of their uniforms, the first two black, with brown and red labels, the third and smallest squad white, with transverse green sashes.

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  • She will get a fair trial in accordance with the law.
  • She dresses in accordance with the latest fashions.

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as in: done of her own accord Define
mind -- voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • If she would only turn to him or come to him of her own accord!
  • Just when he was wishing for it she had come to him of her own accord.

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  • She was not forced. She did it of her own accord.
  • After the fight, he turned himself in of his own accord.

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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
as in: reached an accord Define
an agreement
as in: done of her own accord Define
mind -- voluntarily (without anyone asking)
as in: accord her the respect deserved Define
to give someone special treatment -- especially respect
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