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accord
used in Nineteen Minutes

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —8 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
  • ...he needed people on a jury who were open-minded enough to understand that rules weren't always what you thought they were, who could listen to the new regulations and follow them accordingly.
    Part 2 (2% in)
accordingly = in consequence (in this case, in keeping with what the regulations say)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Happiness was relative, according to her husband.
    Part 1 (8% in)
  • According to school records, Peter had had McCabe as a math teacher in tenth grade.
    Part 1 (51% in)
  • According to the medical records, the girl-seventeen-had been admitted overnight for observation after a fainting spell, and had a laceration on the scalp.
    Part 1 (73% in)
  • But according to her mother, whatever she told the police wouldn't affect the case.
    Part 1 (78% in)
  • According to Diana, nothing Josie knew was important enough to make her a witness for the prosecution.
    Part 1 (78% in)
  • So let's say you witness bullying on an almost daily basis in a locker room right under your nose'according to the policy, what are you supposed to do?'
    Part 2 (40% in)
  • According to Josie, Matt shot at Peter first.
    Part 2 (85% in)

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

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2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • She walked in with the bailiff, but instead of marching toward the tiny wooden balcony where the witness was to sit, her body moved of its own accord in the other direction.
    Part 2 (71% in)
own accord = own mind (without her telling it to)
There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Nineteen Minutes.

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