American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Agreement; conformity: in accordance with your instructions.
- n. The act of granting.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being in accord; agreement with a person; conformity to a thing; harmony.
- n. The act of according, granting, or giving.
- n. Synonyms Harmony, unison, coincidence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Agreement; harmony; conformity.
- n. concurrence of opinion
- n. the act of granting rights
“Arresting people, and treating them in accordance with the Constitution, is the standard procedure for the FBI.”
“Military tribunals can, indeed be perfectly legal, constitutional, and in accordance with international treaty.”
“But what I have said is in accordance with most National, State and municipal laws.”
“Now, however, things have changed and if you direct deposit, the Mexican bank is not allowed to charge you any fees for the conversion in accordance with the agreement between Social Security and Mexico.”
“And as I have said, even those who applied for asylum were doing so in accordance with Canadian law -- written and passed by the Canadian legisalture.”
“I have a reserved admiration for people who are driven to win, and in accordance with this sentiment I seek to accommodate all those who have such Type A personalities, which includes many Mexican male drivers and some of the females as well.”
“What other animals usually do is act in accordance with nature's highest moral rule: they act to preserve the molecular information that led to their births.”
“But since God is also absolute truth and goodness, he can do only what is in accordance with his essence — everything he does is good.”
“On the contrary, he lived under a series of reforming popes; he was the contemporary and the friend of St Charles Borromeo, who did more than any other man to restore Church discipline in accordance with the canons of Trent.”
“The Pope then recalled how Vatican Council II had identified three perennially-valid criteria for interpreting Sacred Scripture in accordance with the Spirit that inspired it.”
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