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
According to her, Mrs. Barrows had met Mr. Fitweiler at a party, where she had rescued him from the embraces of a powerfully built drunken man who had mistaken the president of F & S for a famous retired Middle Western football coach.
There are no more uses of "accord" in The Catbird Seat.