accordance


accordance
accordance (n.) c.1300, "compliance;" early 14c., "agreement, concurrence," from O.Fr. acordance "agreeing, reconciliation, harmony," noun of action from acorder (see ACCORD (Cf. accord)). Of things, "conformity, compatibility, harmony," late 14c. Phrase in accordance with is attested from c.1810 (in Middle English, in accordance of was the usual form).

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