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əˈkɔr dnsac·cor·dance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accord, conformity, accordancenoun

    concurrence of opinion

    "we are in accord with your proposal"

  2. accordance, accordance of rightsnoun

    the act of granting rights

    "the accordance to Canada of rights of access"


  1. accordancenoun

    Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.

  2. accordancenoun

    The act of granting.

  3. Etymology: * First attested around 1300.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Accordancenoun

    Etymology: from accord.

    And prays he may in long accordance bide,
    With that great worth which hath such wonders wrought. Edward Fairfax, b. ii. stanza 63.

    The only way of defining of sin, is, by the contrariety to the will of God; as of good, by the accordance with that will. Henry Hammond, Fundamentals.


  1. Accordance

    Accordance is a Bible study program for Apple Macintosh and iPhone, and now Windows and Android, developed by OakTree Software, Inc.Although originally written exclusively for the Mac OS (and then iOS), Accordance was then released in a Windows-native version, although it was available prior to this by using the Basilisk II emulator. Since 2018 there has also been an Accordance app for Android. The program is used for both private and academic study.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accordancenoun

    agreement; harmony; conformity


  1. Accordance

    Accordance is a Bible study program for Apple Macintosh and iPhone developed by OakTree Software, Inc. Reviewers consider it a premium program. As well as a standalone program, it is the base software packaged by Zondervan in their Bible Study suites for Macintosh. Although Accordance has been written exclusively for the Mac OS and iOS, it also runs on PCs using the Basilisk II emulator. In 2013 Oak Tree Software will release a Windows version. The program is used for both private and academic study. The translators of the Holman Christian Standard Bible, completed in 2004, used it for word studies, comparisons and instant searches. Commenting on the use of Accordance, the HCSB's editor Ed Blum said, "This project used far more computerization than anyone else has ever been able to do."

Editors Contribution

  1. accordance

    Acting in agreement.

    They were acting in accordance with the law and all were very grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accordance in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accordance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of accordance in a Sentence

  1. Suu Kyi:

    I make all the decisions because I’m the leader of the winning party. The president will be one whom we will chose just to meet the requirements of the constitution, he will have no authority. He will act in accordance with the decisions of the party.

  2. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson:

    I still have a temperature and so in accordance with government advice, I just continue my self-isolation until that symptom itself goes.

  3. Marise Payne:

    This has not occurred, we expect basic standards of justice and procedural fairness to be met...we will continue to press Chinese authorities for fair and humane treatment, in accordance with international norms.

  4. David Louis Raybin:

    Officer Andrew Delke will continue to defend himself on the basis that he acted in accordance with his training and Tennessee law in response to an armed suspect who ignored repeated orders to drop his gun.

  5. Dan Coats:

    I am confident that the Attorney General will work with the IC in accordance with the long-established standards to protect highly-sensitive classified information that, if publicly released, would put our national security at risk.

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