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
You will find, if you look carefully into any human's heart, that he is haunted by at least two imaginary women—a terrestrial and an infernal Venus, and that his desire differs qualitatively according to its object.
Chapter 20 (70% in)
I am accordingly dictating the rest to my secretary.
Chapter 22 (86% in)
Now if we can keep men asking "Is it in accordance with the general movement of our time?
Chapter 25 (82% in)
There are no more uses of "accord" in The Screwtape Letters.