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accord
used in Dubliners

2 meanings, 7 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
  • Farrington pulled up his sleeve accordingly and showed his biceps muscle to the company.
    9 -- Counterparts (80% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The books on the white wooden shelves were arranged from below upwards according to bulk.
    11 -- A Painful Case (5% in)
  • The jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence and exonerated Lennon from all blame.
    11 -- A Painful Case (73% in)
  • She called Mr. Fitzpatrick away from his screen and told him that her daughter had signed for four concerts and that, of course, according to the terms of the contract, she should receive the sum originally stipulated for, whether the society gave the four concerts or not.
    13 -- A Mother (36% in)
  • On the closed square piano a pudding in a huge yellow dish lay in waiting and behind it were three squads of bottles of stout and ale and minerals, drawn up according to the colours of their uniforms, the first two black, with brown and red labels, the third and smallest squad white, with transverse green sashes.
    15 -- The Dead (45% in)

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

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2  —2 uses as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind — voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • If she would only turn to him or come to him of her own accord!
    15 -- The Dead (86% in)
  • Just when he was wishing for it she had come to him of her own accord.
    15 -- The Dead (88% in)

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

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