Definition of accordance in English:

accordance

Pronunciation /əˈkôrdns/ /əˈkɔrdns/

noun

  • Conformity or agreement.

    ‘there is good accordance between the values’
    • ‘The pilots of both aircraft appear to have been acting in accordance with air traffic instructions.’
    • ‘Part of the deck was required to be removed in accordance with building regulations.’
    • ‘The bear was passed to the museum, with a copy of Miss Doherty's note, in accordance with her wishes.’
    • ‘I try to pay in as much as I can every year in accordance with the rules on how much you can invest relative to your income.’
    • ‘The composition of the committee is the same as above, and the voting is in accordance with that in the Council.’
    • ‘One way to determine this is to build a scale model in accordance with all the specifications.’
    • ‘The police in all three cases were acting in accordance with a policy not to knock before entry.’
    • ‘The Commission will of course act in accordance with the law as declared by this Court.’
    • ‘Equally, we do not doubt that prosecuting counsel would have acted in accordance with their duty.’
    • ‘In fact it seemed to me that one could go further and say that if he had acted in accordance with a tenable view of the law he had not made a mistake.’
    • ‘State leaders should act in accordance with the dictates of political wisdom.’
    • ‘All military personnel are expected to know and to act in accordance with these principles.’
    • ‘It is assumed that solicitors will intend to act in accordance with their duty.’
    • ‘We have sought to act in accordance with the principles we have set out earlier.’
    • ‘People often act in accordance with the images and patterns they find around them.’
    • ‘He would act at all times in accordance with the implied duty of trust and confidence.’
    • ‘He could face trouble if it is proved his instructions to the rider were not in accordance with the rules of racing.’
    • ‘Private law issues must be decided in accordance with the rules of private law.’
    • ‘Written notice has to be served in accordance with the rules or the sum is simply not recoverable.’
    • ‘It must be carried out in accordance with the plans lodged in the granting of the application.’

Phrases

    in accordance with
    • In a manner conforming with.

      ‘the product was disposed of in accordance with federal regulations’

Origin

Middle English from Old French acordance, from acorder ‘bring to an agreement’ (see accord).

Pronunciation

accordance

/əˈkôrdns/ /əˈkɔrdns/