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accord
used in The Horse Whisperer

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 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
  • Now though, according to the account Annie read, he was a "fiend incarnate" and wore an eight-pound iron muzzle to stop him killing too many stableboys.
    Six (41% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • According to the opening hours it gave, the place had closed an hour ago.
    Thirteen (79% in)
  • She said according to Joe it wasn't a trick but in any case, no, she hadn't.
    Thirty-three (16% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Horse Whisperer.

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2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • If the horse died of his own accord, so be it.
    Two (62% in)

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