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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • Then he thought suddenly that now, in this moment, according to the city, according to everyone save that hard certainty within him, he would never build again, never—before he had begun.
  • According to his principles, Ellsworth M. Toohey listed no architect by name in the text of his book—"the myth-building, hero-worshipping method of historical research has always been obnoxious to me."

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  • Then he thought suddenly that now, in this moment, according to the city, according to everyone save that hard certainty within him, he would never build again, never—before he had begun.
  • He came to his office every two or three days; he read the copies of correspondence left in his letter basket according to custom; he sat at his desk and drew flowers on a clean pad; then he went home.
  • On an evening in March Roark stood within the tall enclosure that had been erected around the site of the Temple, according to Stoddard’s orders.
  • It was in strict accordance with the Banner’s function.
  • Please act accordingly.
  • Howard, everything you’ve done in your life is wrong according to the stated ideals of mankind.
  • According to my judgment and experience, you should have remained in the gutter.
  • Everybody knew that the story had been a self-frame-up; the wife of a multimillionaire would not report the loss of a five-thousand-dollar ring in the circumstances; but this did not prevent anyone from accepting the story as given and commenting accordingly.

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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: 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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