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used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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1  —11 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 phrases could mean many things according to the expression and tone used in saying them.
    Chapter 27 (27% in)
according to = depending upon (or in keeping with)
  • " "That's your penny," he said, according to an old agreement.
    Chapter 1 (21% in)
  • All in all, the principal did the best he could according to the way he saw things.
    Chapter 9 (38% in)
  • Accordingly, she bought a half pint of good whiskey, concealed it between her full breasts and laced her corset cover and buttoned her dress over it.
    Chapter 11 (12% in)
  • Johnny sat on the magic stool, which turned around and went up or down according to your size, and played.
    Chapter 15 (79% in)
  • He figured they could go on from there picking up their own knowledge and, according to his calculations, when they reached thirty, they would be twice as smart as he had been at thirty.
    Chapter 25 (19% in)
  • It happened like this, according to Evy: Willie was down on the street washing the shivering horse with cold water and hard yellow soap.
    Chapter 31 (24% in)
  • The year brought forth little according to the entries which became sparser as the year wore on.
    Chapter 32 (2% in)
  • Accordingly, he slipped home at odd hours during the night while his friend Johnny Nolan watched the bank for him.
    Chapter 33 (20% in)
  • For herself, Katie got a new black hat and a three-foot widow's veil according to the custom of Brooklyn.
    Chapter 36 (39% in)
  • According to Nolan standards, Katie was rich now and didn't have to do another lick of work.
    Chapter 56 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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  • As the train came on to the Williamsburg Bridge after leaving Marcy Avenue station, Francie noticed that many people seated in the car rose as if in accord and then sat down again.
    Chapter 44 (12% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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