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accord
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

3 uses
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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
  • when you have spoken your speech, enter into that brake; and so every one according to his cue.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — The Wood. The Queen of Fairies lying asleep (37% in)
according to = in keeping with
  • —And, my gracious duke, Be it so she will not here before your grace Consent to marry with Demetrius, I beg the ancient privilege of Athens,— As she is mine I may dispose of her: Which shall be either to this gentleman Or to her death; according to our law Immediately provided in that case.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Athens. A room in the Palace of THESEUS (19% in)
  • BOTTOM You were best to call them generally, man by man, according to the scrip.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The Same. A Room in a Cottage (5% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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