toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

accord
used in Killing Kennedy

2 meanings, 5 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —4 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
  • Nothing, it seems, has gone according to plan.
    p. 12.2
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • But things haven't gone according to plan.
    p. 13.8
  • The intent of the killers, according to that same Mafia legend, was to implicate Bobby in the murder.
    p. 147.1
  • According to FBI surveillance and the admissions of his good friend Ralph Abernathy, King has sex with prostitutes, hangers-on, and even other men's wives.
    p. 179.1

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Killing Kennedy.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • At least a dozen Soviet ships have either been intercepted by U.S. warships or turned back of their own accord.
    p. 126.1

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Killing Kennedy.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®