- agreement; conformity: in accordance with the rules.
- the act of according or granting: the accordance of all rights and privileges.
Origin of accordance
Examples from the Web for accordance
According to Vieira, most of the bones unearthed had to be reburied in accordance with the Native American Repatriation Act.Hunting for a Real-Life Hagrid
November 13, 2014
TEDx is the independent arm of TED, and local organizers across the world can host such talks in accordance with TED guidelines.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That
November 5, 2014
“We have been and will continue to work to acquire the drugs in accordance with the law,” McNaughton said via email.Pennsylvania’s Lethal Injection Fiasco
September 18, 2014
It would take shape in accordance with a three-step acknowledgement of the basic realities we confront on the issue.The House GOP’s Big Immigration Fail
June 5, 2014
From those he married, he demanded a superhuman innocence, in accordance with the Pentecostal teachings of the Assembly of God.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
Richard Ben Cramer
January 11, 2014
In accordance with the advice of Hippocrates, the journey to Olympia was undertaken.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
It must have been written for the occasion, for the sentiment of it was in accordance with the prayer.
Lorenzi lowered his point in salute, in accordance with the rules of fence.Casanova's Homecoming
He got up, in accordance with the rule that the earliest riser must build the fire.Frank Roscoe's Secret
This, to be sure, was more in accordance with his character as I had long observed it.Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson
- conformity; agreement; accord (esp in the phrase in accordance with)
- the act of granting; bestowalaccordance of rights
Word Origin and History for accordance
c.1300, "compliance;" early 14c., "agreement, concurrence," from Old French acordance "agreeing, reconciliation, harmony," noun of action from acorder (see accord). Of things, "conformity, compatibility, harmony," late 14c. Phrase in accordance with is attested from c.1810 (in Middle English, in accordance of was the usual form).