• WordNet 3.6
    • n accordance the act of granting rights "the accordance to Canada of rights of access"
    • n accordance concurrence of opinion "we are in accord with your proposal"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It took Leonardo Da Vinci 10 years to paint Mona Lisa. He never signed or dated the painting. Leonardo and Mona had identical bone structures according to the painting. X-ray images have shown that there are 3 other versions under the original.
    • n Accordance Agreement; harmony; conformity. "In strict accordance with the law."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Oddly, no term existed for "homosexuality" in ancient Greece there were only a variety of expressions referring to specific homosexual roles. Experts find this baffling, as the old Greek culture regarded male/male love in the highest regard. According to several linguists, the word "homosexual" was not coined until 1869 by the Hungarian physician Karoly Maria Benkert.
    • n accordance The state of being in accord; agreement with a person; conformity to a thing; harmony.
    • n accordance The act of according, granting, or giving.
    • n accordance Synonyms Harmony, unison, coincidence.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Pears ripen from the inside out, and according to a survey on the lifestyle channel, men prefer hard pears while women prefer soft pears.
    • n Accordance agreement: conformity—also Accord′ancy
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  • Agnes Meyer
    Agnes Meyer
    “What the Nation must realize is that the home, when both parents work, is non-existent. Once we have honestly faced that fact, we must act accordingly.”
  • Seneca
    “A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.”
  • Sigmund Freud
    “A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them; they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.”
  • Karl Marx
    “I am greatly pleased with the public, authentic isolation in which we two, you and I, now find ourselves. It is wholly in accord with our attitude and our principles.”
  • Bible
    “Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.”
  • Epictetus
    “Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.”


Cut your coat according to your cloth - If you cut your coat according to your cloth, you only buy things that you have sufficient money to pay for.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. acordance,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. acorder—L. ad, to, cor, cordis, the heart.


In literature:

Do these things seem to accord with a wedding?
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
Accordingly, on his own authority, he sent out Capt.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
These professions I know to be sincere, but they are according to the world, and not according to the Gospel.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
Accordingly, the matter was examined with much deliberation; and, on the following day, the chief mate was deprived of his command.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
The ship was accordingly steered in and brought up opposite Rastello, at the mouth of the river Tagus.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
The voyage from the Kara Sea to Port Dickson is not attended, according to recent experience, with any difficulty.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
The further consideration of the matter was accordingly postponed for five days.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
We say according to the course of the civil law, and we say according to the course of the common law.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Not only is such a conception simple, but it is also in accordance with experience and observation.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
That phrase, 'according to,' is one of the key-words of this profound epistle, which occurs over and over again, like a refrain.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Accordingly, on the 29th of April last I was summoned to the court, and there, having signed the receipt, this decree was read in my presence.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
Accordingly he decided to send Talleyrand on a second mission to London.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
But he had to live his life according to his nature.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Admiral Vernon, commander-in-chief in the West Indies, had accordingly captured Porto Bello, on the Isthmus of Darien.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
In accordance with the plan agreed upon, Washington fell slowly back and was attacked at White Plains.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
According to custom, the majority of the men immediately adjourned to the smoking-room for cards.
"The Red Rat's Daughter" by Guy Boothby
This poem is accordingly very interesting from a psychological point of view.
"Browning and the Dramatic Monologue" by S. S. Curry
I stiffened myself accordingly.
"The Soul of Susan Yellam" by Horace Annesley Vachell
According to his theory, it was the failure of the heart in pneumonia that made the disease fatal.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
A very little thing will entertain two lovers; and accordingly our friends, this evening, were as happy as they wished to be.
"Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In poetry:

Framed by Nature's setting meet,--
Offer up in one accord
From the heart's ecstatic heat,
Incense to the living Lord!
"Naguere - Prologue" by Paul Verlaine
"And like a knight that I did hate;
Soe that thou be not hee,
I will deliver all the rest,
And eke accord with thee."
"Sir Lancelot Du Lake" by Thomas Percy
SURE, once I knew a mighty lord,
His arm was strong and steady;
But little care could he accord
To look upon his lady.
"A Song Of Gallantry" by E J Rupert Atkinson
O had they with Count Louis been
Accordant in his plea!
Cursed are the women vowed to screen
A heart that all can see!
"Archduchess Anne" by George Meredith
Come, we that love the Lord,
And let our joys be known;
Join in a song with sweet accord,
And thus surround the throne.
"Hymn 30" by Isaac Watts
Each father, saint, and prophet shall,
According to his worth,
Enjoy the honour of his call,
And plainly hold it forth.
"Of Heaven" by John Bunyan

In news:

Small strokes in the brain accelerate the deterioration caused by Alzheimer 's disease, according to the latest Journal of the American Medical Association.
The amaretto is full-bodied with notes of honey and candied apricot, while the amaro is an herbal liqueur made of 15 different herbs, according to the company.
According to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (11th Edition), the word "lowbrow" means "of, relating to, or suitable for a person with little taste or intellectual interest".
It's an enjoyable amble , but certainly no juicy tell-all, according to freelancer Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett.
Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in ambulatory clinic settings in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures.
An FBI sting operation promised "martyrdom payments" of up to $1,000 a month to a Moroccan immigrant who eventually volunteered to kill himself in a plot to bomb the US Capitol, according to court papers.
Christie's approval rate highest ever amongst N.J. Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger Fifty-six percent of New Jersey voters approve of Gov Chris Christie, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll this morning.
Fewer Americans are lighting up according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control.
The 10 Highest Paid Celebrities Under 30 according to Reuters.
More than 40 percent of amphibian species are threatened with extinction, according to the most recent IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
According to a new study, one third of amphibian species around the world could become extinct.
Gibbs Sports Amphibians has hired Mark Brady, a former chief operating officer with Triumph Motorcycles America, as its new COO, according to a Gibbs press release.
According to co-owner Ariane Daguin, it's the first thing you're offered when you enter a Gascon house.
According to TechCrunch's Frederic Lardinois, Google representatives have absolutely no interest in launching a full read/write API for Google+ at this time, claiming that it would "disrupt something very special" to do so.
Veterans Day does not include an apostrophe but does include an "s" at the end of "veterans" because it is not a day that "belongs" to veterans, it is a day for honoring all veterans, according to the US Department of Veterans affairs.

In science:

The sought after proportions, π ′ i s, are computed according to Eq. 8 and the variances and covariances according to Eq. 9 and 10 respectively.
Negative Surveys
The system then evolves according to Eq. (9) for parallel updating and according to Eq. (10) for random sequential updating.
Activity patterns on random scale-free networks: Global dynamics arising from local majority rules
We also considered some hybrid dynamics constructed from local ma jority dynamics and random Boolean dynamics: each spin variable σi is updated with probability P according to local ma jority rule dynamics and with probability 1 − P according to random Boolean dynamics as in the Kauffman models [33, 34].
Activity patterns on random scale-free networks: Global dynamics arising from local majority rules
Starting at a point x one waits a random θ = h−α -exponential time τ (i.e. distributed according to P (τ > t) = exp(−tθ)) and then jumps to x + hY , where Y is distributed according to p(x; dy ).
Generalized Continuous-Time Random Walks (CTRW), Subordination by Hitting Times and Fractional Dynamics
Let us emphasize that, while every kernel K (t, s) with minimal integrability properties can define a Gaussian process according to (2.13), only a process associated with a generalized field over L2 (I ) has a kernel defined according to (2.12), where K∗ is a bounded operator on L2 (I ).
From Random Processes to Generalized Fields: A Unified Approach to Stochastic Integration
Let us emphasize that, while every kernel K (t, s) with minimal integrability properties can define a Gaussian process according to (3.3), only a process associated with a generalized field over L2((0, T )) has a kernel defined according to (3.2), where K∗ is a bounded operator on L2 ((0, T )).
Stochastic Integrals and Evolution Equations with Gaussian Random Fields
Algorithm 3 (Random points in the simplex according to the Dirichlet distribution) Following we are going to sketch here a useful algorithm for generating random points in a simplex ∆N−1 according to the distribution (14).
Random Bistochastic Matrices
First, if f is self-consistent and Max plays according to σf , the sequence (ϕf (Vi ))i∈N is a submartingale2 and symmetrically if f is self-consistent and Min plays according to τf the sequence (ϕf (Vi ))i∈N is a supermartingale.
Solving Simple Stochastic Games with Few Random Vertices
According to Lemma 4.2 the algorithm returns a permutation which is both live and self-consistent in G hence according to Lemma 3.7 the corresponding permutation strategies are optimal in G which proves correctness of the algorithm.
Solving Simple Stochastic Games with Few Random Vertices
Consider now the sequence (σn )n∈N , where σn is the strategy where Max plays according to σg until the pebble has visited n random vertices, and plays according to σf afterwards.
Solving Simple Stochastic Games with Few Random Vertices
The particle decays according to an exponential mean 1 clock; when the clock goes off, the particle splits into two, each of which continues an independent Brownian motion and each of which independently decays according to an exponential mean 1 clock.
Minima in branching random walks
DPLL Procedure In the DPLL procedure, variables are assigned sequential ly : at each step, a variable is selected according to some heuristic rule, and its value set according to some strategy.
Theoretical analysis of optimization problems - Some properties of random k-SAT and k-XORSAT
If BP were an exact inference algorithm, one could choose any unassigned variable, compute its marginal according to Eq. (27), and draw it according to this probability.
A review of the Statistical Mechanics approach to Random Optimization Problems
This is the correct evolution since, if the initial state is distributed according to γt(q , q), the final state is distributed according to γt+1 (p, p).
Random Quantum Circuits are Approximate 2-designs
Radial pro files of the ionization fractions of oxygen in the vicinity of the contact discontinuity/conduction front for different physical treatments: Top: without thermal conduction; middle: with thermal conduction according to method 1; bottom: with thermal conduction according to method 2.
The evolution of planetary nebulae. V. The diffuse X-ray emission