accord with

phrasal verb

accorded with; according with; accords with
: to be in agreement with (something)
His interpretation of the data did not accord with the facts.
His plans for the company did not accord with my own.

Examples of accord with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While successfully negotiating an accord with Maduro, critics of this policy said that Washington ended up granting too many concessions in return for promises to hold free elections that officials in the South American country are showing no signs of meaning to fulfill. Michael Wilner, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 The most conservative theory granted the Court authority to overrule legislation in order to make sure the law accorded with custom and tradition. Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, 22 Jan. 2024 Although Rabin’s government signed the Oslo accords with Yasir Arafat’s Palestine Liberation Organization, extremists on both sides soon thwarted the process. Dahlia Scheindlin, Foreign Affairs, 29 Nov. 2023 The group rejected the allegations stating that all transactions were done in according with the law. Gloria Haraito, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 Many Albanians feel that the accord with Rome gives them a chance to show gratitude to Italy for accepting huge numbers of Albanian migrants over the last 30 years. Nick Squires, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Dec. 2023 This means that if a natural phenomenon arises from the product of several independent sources, then only one of those sources must accord with Benford's law for the overall result to. Jack Murtagh, Scientific American, 8 May 2023 Birth certificates record legal parentage, which does not always accord with genetic parentage. Emily Bazelon, New York Times, 3 Dec. 2023 All agree that the wounds — small in front, massive in back — suggested a bullet shot from the front, which means a second shooter, and that the autopsy, performed back east, did not accord with their collective memory. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 22 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Accord with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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