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  • 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.

    Buddha-Nature, Day One of a Discourse on Uttaratantra ��� Part Two: The First Three Verses of Chapter One

  • I believed in spiritism, and would be accordantly sympathetic with the author's ideas ....

    Tramping on Life

  • 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.

    The Gate of Appreciation Studies in the Relation of Art to Life

  • 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.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • 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."

    Christian Nurture.

  • 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.

    Gaston de Latour; an unfinished romance

  • 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.

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 2


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