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accord
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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
  • It was the manner in which all this, and much more, was said—it was the apparent heart that went with his request—which allowed me no room for hesitation; and I accordingly obeyed forthwith what I still considered a very singular summons.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (8% in)
  • "The description of the digits," said I, as I made an end of reading, "is in exact accordance with this drawing.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (80% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Selected Tales by Poe.

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2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • Dropping of its own accord upon his exit (or perhaps purposely closed), it had become fastened by the spring; and it was the retention of this spring which had been mistaken by the police for that of the nail,—farther inquiry being thus considered unnecessary.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (65% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Selected Tales by Poe.

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