from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In accordance or agreement; agreeably; conformably; -- followed by "with" (note: "in accordance with" and "according to" are correct)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In accordance or agreement; agreeably; conformably; -- followed by with or to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an accordant. manner; in accordance or agreement.
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May whatever positive force I have built up from explaining the Dharma contribute toward all beings accordantly achieving it.
I believed in spiritism, and would be accordantly sympathetic with the author's ideas ....
A work of art is the material bodying forth of the artist's sense of a meaning in life which unfolds itself to him as harmony and to which his spirit responds accordantly.
But when closer her step grew timid, her tread convulsed itself more and more accordantly with the time of the melody, till she very nearly danced along.
Scene Spirit, but an Abiding Spirit — accordantly with Christ's own promise — "He shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever."
Certain of those shrewd old ecclesiastics had in fact detected that the devout lad, so visibly impressed, was not altogether after their kind; that, together with many characteristics obviously inherited, he possessed -- had caught perhaps from some ancestor unrepresented here -- some other potencies of nature, which might not always combine so accordantly as to-day with the mental requisites of an occasion such as this.
The Eucharist of those early days was, even more entirely than at any later or happier time, an act of thanksgiving; and while the remnants of the feast are borne away for the reception of the sick, the sustained gladness of the rite reaches its highest point in the singing of a hymn: a hymn like the spontaneous product of two opposed militant companies, contending accordantly together, heightening, accumulating, their witness, provoking one another's worship, in a kind of sacred rivalry.
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