V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. agreement as to the right course of action; 2. conformity with specified procedures or actions; 3. the act of granting rights; 4. concurrence of opinion

Synonyms: consensus, conformity, compliance, bestowal, harmony, agreement, accord

Antonyms: disagreement, disharmony

Tips: Accordance is often used in the phrase "in accordance with" to denote conformity to procedure or a set of rules. The related word accord means "agreement or consensus."

Usage Examples:

We are in accordance with this proposal and would like to move forward with the project. (agreement)

We have completed this project in accordance with the guidelines defined in the initial plan. (compliance, conformity)

I've made our travel arrangements in accordance with what we previously discussed. (harmony, accord)

Taking on this project would not be in accordance with our company policy. (agreement, accord)

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