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accord
used in Animal Farm

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
according to, or in accord with
Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
This sense of accord is often seen in the form according to where it can take on more specific meanings. For example:
  • "According to Kim, ..." — as stated by
  • "To each according to her ability." — based upon
  • "Points are scored according to how well they perform." — depending upon
  • "The dose is calculated according to body weight." — in proportion to
  • But everyone worked according to his capacity.
    p. 29.7
according to = in keeping with (depending upon)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Its owner, Mr. Pilkington, was an easy-going gentleman farmer who spent most of his time in fishing or hunting according to the season.
    p. 38.4
  • According to Napoleon, what the animals must do was to procure firearms and train themselves in the use of them.
    p. 51.4
  • According to Snowball, they must send out more and more pigeons and stir up rebellion among the animals on the other farms.
    p. 51.5
  • If she herself had had any picture of the future, it had been of a society of animals set free from hunger and the whip, all equal, each working according to his capacity, the strong protecting the weak, as she had protected the lost brood of ducklings with her foreleg on the night of Major's speech.
    p. 86.9

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2  —4 uses as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • With one accord, though nothing of the kind had been planned beforehand, they flung themselves upon their tormentors.
    p. 19.7
one accord = one mind

(editor's note:  This is like saying they had one mind. Nobody told anyone else what to do, yet they all did the same thing at the same time.)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • With one accord they dashed down to the spot.
    p. 69.5
  • They had made their way on to the little knoll where the half-finished windmill stood, and with one accord they all lay down as though huddling together for warmth — Clover, Muriel, Benjamin, the cows, the sheep, and a whole flock of geese and hens — everyone, indeed, except the cat, who had suddenly disappeared just before Napoleon ordered the animals to assemble.
    p. 85.4
  • With one accord they began to creep as quietly as possible into the farmhouse garden.
    p. 136.1

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Animal Farm.

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