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accord
used in The Glass Castle

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
  • For the first week, everything went according to plan.
    p. 209.3
according to = in keeping with
  • The Owl Club was "World Famous," according to the sign, where a hoot owl wearing a chef's hat pointed the way to the entrance.
    p. 55.4
according to = as stated by
There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Glass Castle.

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2  —1 use as in:
accord her the respect deserved
Definition
to give someone special treatment — especially respect
  • Everyone treated me with the deference accorded only to the school's top athletes.
    p. 234.5
accorded = given

(editor's note:  Deference means "polite respect — often with submission to wishes.")
There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in The Glass Castle.

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