toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

accord
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —2 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
  • My lord, I will use them according to their desert.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (88% in)
  • Marry, sir, here's my drift; And I believe it is a fetch of warrant: You laying these slight sullies on my son As 'twere a thing a little soil'd i' the working, Mark you, Your party in converse, him you would sound, Having ever seen in the prenominate crimes The youth you breathe of guilty, be assur'd He closes with you in this consequence; 'Good sir,' or so; or 'friend,' or 'gentleman'— According to the phrase or the addition Of man and country.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A room in Polonius's house (40% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • —Madam, come; This gentle and unforc'd accord of Hamlet Sits smiling to my heart: in grace whereof, No jocund health that Denmark drinks to-day But the great cannon to the clouds shall tell; And the king's rouse the heaven shall bruit again, Re-speaking earthly thunder.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (47% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®