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used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

2 meanings, 19 uses
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1  —16 uses as in:
according to, or in accord with
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
  • The translation of the passage (B. v.246-261) is accordingly altered.
    Prefaces (**% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • {*}{* Or, according to the ordinary interpretation of [Greek]: So he touched the chords in prelude to his sweet singing.
    Book 1 (36% in)
  • So they brought all and stowed it in the decked ship, according to the word of the dear son of Odysseus.
    Book 2 (96% in)
  • 'Yet even so I answered him saying: "Old man, all this will I do, according to thy word.
    Book 4 (58% in)
  • And each one sent forth his henchman to fetch his gift, and Euryalus answered the king and spake, saying: 'My lord Alcinous, most notable among all the people, I will make atonement to thy guest according to thy word.
    Book 8 (68% in)
  • Thus that ancient one would speak, and thus the god may bring it about, or leave it undone, according to the good pleasure of his will.
    Book 8 (97% in)
  • Why are your hearts so set on sorrow that ye should go down to the hall of Circe, who will surely change us all to swine, or wolves, or lions, to guard her great house perforce, according to the deeds that the Cyclops wrought, when certain of our company went to his inmost fold, and with them went Odysseus, ever hardy, for through the blindness of his heart did they too perish?
    Book 10 (77% in)
  • }'Even so he spake, but I answered him saying: "As for noble Peleus, verily I have heard nought of him; but concerning thy dear son Neoptolemus, I will tell thee all the truth, according to thy word.
    Book 11 (79% in)
  • Come now, therefore, let us all give ear to do according to my word.
    Book 12 (47% in)
  • But come, let us all give ear and do according to my word.
    Book 13 (41% in)
  • So spake she, and the steadfast goodly Odysseus was glad, and had joy in his own country, according to the word of Pallas Athene, daughter of Zeus, lord of the aegis.
    Book 13 (57% in)
  • But as for thine oath, we will let it go by; yet, oh that Odysseus may come according to my desire, and the desire of Penelope and of that old man Laertes and godlike Telemachus!
    Book 14 (33% in)
  • But if thy lord return not according to my word, set thy thralls upon me, and cast me down from a mighty rock, that another beggar in his turn may beware of deceiving.'
    Book 14 (74% in)
  • Then they went forth through the house till they came to Telemachus; and Menelaus, of the fair hair, spake to him saying: 'Telemachus, may Zeus the thunderer, and the lord of Here, in very truth bring about thy return according to the desire of thy heart.
    Book 15 (20% in)
  • Howbeit I cannot devise all things according to wisdom, for these men in their evil counsel drive me from my wits, on this side and on that, and there is none to aid me.
    Book 18 (54% in)
  • Then wise Telemachus answered him, saying: 'Thou shalt see me, if thou wilt, dear father, in this my mood no whit disgracing thy line, according to thy word.'
    Book 24 (92% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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2  —3 uses as in:
done of her own accord
  • And all with one accord they tossed the sea water with the oar-blade, in dread of death, and to my delight my barque flew forth to the high seas away from the beetling rocks, but those other ships were lost there, one and all.
    Book 10 (24% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • And as when calves of the homestead gather round the droves of kine that have returned to the yard, when they have had their fill of pasture, and all with one accord frisk before them, and the folds may no more contain them, but with a ceaseless lowing they skip about their dams, so flocked they all about me weeping, when their eyes beheld me.
    Book 10 (73% in)
  • Draw your blades, and hold up the tables to ward off the arrows of swift death, and let us all have at him with one accord, and drive him, if it may be, from the threshold and the doorway and then go through the city, and quickly would the cry be raised.
    Book 22 (16% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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