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accord
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 meanings, 18 uses
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1  —15 uses as in:
according to, or in accord with
Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • Did not Gandalf tell you that the rings give power according to the measure of each possessor?
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (97% in)
according to = depending upon (in keeping with)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Other arrangements could be devised according to the tastes or views of those who like allegory or topical reference.
    Forward (67% in)
  • According to the Red Book, Bandobras Took (Bullroarer), son of Isengrim the Second, was four foot five and able to ride a horse.
    Prologue (6% in)
  • The Authorities, it is true, differ whether this last question was a mere 'question' and not a 'riddle' according to the strict rules of the Game; but all agree that, after accepting it and trying to guess the answer, Gollum was bound by his promise.
    Prologue (74% in)
  • I suppose you feel that everything has gone off splendidly and according to plan?
    1.1 -- Book 1 Chapter 1 -- A Long-expected Party (56% in)
  • It was, unfortunately, very clear and correct (according to the legal customs of hobbits, which demand among other things seven signatures of witnesses in red ink).
    1.1 -- Book 1 Chapter 1 -- A Long-expected Party (89% in)
  • The ring had given him power according to his stature.
    1.2 -- Book 1 Chapter 2 -- The Shadow of the Past (51% in)
  • When they had sung many songs, and talked of many things they had done together, they toasted Bilbo's birthday, and they drank his health and Frodo's together according to Frodo's custom.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (17% in)
  • On this occasion there was plenty for all, even according to hobbit standards.
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (38% in)
  • His task, according to the original plans of the conspirators, was to stay behind and deal with inquisitive folk, and to keep up as long as possible the pretence that Mr. Baggins was still living at Crickhollow.
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (91% in)
  • According to their own tales they were the original inhabitants and were the descendants of the first Men that ever wandered into the West of the middle-world.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (2% in)
  • The Shire, I forebode, is not free now from peril; and these two I had thought to send back there as messengers, to do what they could, according to the fashion of their country, to warn the people of their danger.
    2.3 -- Book 2 Chapter 3 -- The Ring Goes South (21% in)
  • It had no walls. not even a rail; only on one side was there a light plaited screen, which could be moved and fixed in different places according to the wind.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (57% in)
  • I will do what I can to aid you, each according to his wish and need, but especially that one of the little folk who bears the burden.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (28% in)
  • For each they had provided a hood and cloak, made according to his size, of the light but warm silken stuff that the Galadhrim wove.
    2.8 -- Book 2 Chapter 8 -- Farewell to Lorien (25% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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2  —2 uses as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind — voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • the gate seemed to open of its own accord
    1.11 -- Book 1 Chapter 11 -- A Knife in the Dark (1% in)
own accord = own mind — voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • For he gave it up in the end of his own accord: an important point.
    1.2 -- Book 1 Chapter 2 -- The Shadow of the Past (32% in)

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3  —1 use as in:
accord her the respect deserved
Definition
to give someone special treatment — especially respect
  • The Took family was still, indeed, accorded a special respect, for it remained both numerous and exceedingly wealthy, and was liable to produce in every generation strong characters of peculiar habits and even adventurous temperament.
    Prologue (60% in)
accorded = giving special treatment
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