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accord
used in O Pioneers!

2 meanings, 3 uses
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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
  • When you marry, and want a house of your own, the land will be divided fairly, according to the courts.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (70% in)
  • Accordingly, the very next week, Albert Tovesky took his daughter, pale and tearful, down the river to the convent.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (62% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • The boys with one accord looked away from old Pierre to the red church on the hill, with the gold cross flaming on its steeple.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (31% in)

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