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Accordance

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Acco'rdance. n.s. [from accord.]

  1. Agreement with a person; with the particle with.

    And prays he may in long accordance bide,
    With that great worth which hath such wonders wrought.
    Fairfax, b. ii. stanza 63.

  2. Conformity to something.

    The only way of defining of sin, is, by the contrariety to the will of God; as of good, by the accordance with that will. Hammond's Fundamentals.

Sources: Fairfax, Edward (30) · Hammond, Henry (47)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Accordance." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 30, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=1885.


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