accordance

noun ac·cor·dance \ ə-ˈkȯr-dᵊn(t)s \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of accordance

1 : agreement, conformity
  • in accordance with a rule
2 : the act of granting something
  • the accordance of a privilege

Examples of accordance in a Sentence

  1. make sure the fund-raiser is in accordance with the school rules

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Origin and Etymology of accordance

Middle English acordance, acordaunce, borrowed from Anglo-French, from acordant accordant + -ance, -aunce -ance


ACCORDANCE Defined for Kids

accordance

noun ac·cor·dance \ ə-ˈkȯr-dᵊns \

Definition of accordance for Students

: agreement 1
  • He acted in accordance with his orders.


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