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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • this was not in accordance with the Charter.
  • Possibly the motives of the Overlords are good-according to their standards, which may sometimes be the same as ours.

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  • They had left Alaska three hours before, and should have remembered to adjust the cabin temperature accordingly.
  • Andrew Carson’s intriguing volumes and curves changed slowly as one watched, according to complex patterns that the mind could appreciate, even if it could not fully comprehend them.
  • They took their leave alone, or with their friends, according to their nature.
  • According to Vindarten, there were several thousand such cities scattered over the planet, each one designed for some specific purpose.
  • According to Rasha verak, there had never been a time in lus rac&s history when the Overmind was not there, though it had made no use of them until they had achieved a scientific civilization and could range through space to do its bidding.

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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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