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accord
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —8 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 or accordingly 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
  • "We got a flat tire. Accordingly, I pulled to the side of the road." — because of what was just said; or as a result
  • "She wants to talk to you about the family and what it's meant to Maycomb County through the years, so you'll have some idea of who you are, so you might be moved to behave accordingly," he concluded at a gallop.
    p. 178.1
accordingly = in keeping with what was just stated (in this case, "who you are" as a member of your family)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • According to neighborhood legend, when the younger Radley boy was in his teens he became acquainted with some of the Cunninghams from Old Sarum ... and they formed the nearest thing to a gang ever seen in Maycomb.
    p. 12.1
  • according to = in agreement with
  • According to Miss Stephanie, Boo was sitting in the livingroom cutting some items from The Maycomb Tribune to paste in his scrapbook.
    p. 13.6
  • according to = as stated by
  • According to her views, she died beholden to nothing and nobody.
    p. 149.7
  • according to = in keeping with
  • She tried to bring them up according to her lights, and Cal's lights are pretty good—and another thing, the children love her.
    p. 183.3
  • according to = in keeping with
  • According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, however, Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him.
    p. 291.1
  • according to = as stated by
  • According to Dill, he and Jem had just come to the highway when they saw Atticus driving toward them.
    p. 321.0
  • according to = as stated by
  • Calpurnia said it was hard on Helen, because she had to walk nearly a mile out of her way to avoid the Ewells, who, according to Helen, "chunked at her" the first time she tried to use the public road.
    p. 333.8
according to = as stated by
There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • I remembered something Jem had once explained to me when he went through a brief period of psychical research: he said if enough people—a stadium full, maybe—were to concentrate on one thing, such as setting a tree afire in the woods, that the tree would ignite of its own accord.
    p. 281.0
own accord = own mind (on its own) (in this case, without anyone lighting it on fire)
There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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