used in The Phantom Tollbooth
only 1 use
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in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
This sense of accord
is often seen in the form according to
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
- "THIS PACKAGE CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: "One (1) genuine turnpike tollbooth to be erected according to directions.
There are no more uses of "accord" in The Phantom Tollbooth.