According vs Accorded - What's the difference?

according | accorded |

As verbs the difference between according and accorded

is that according is present participle of lang=en while accorded is past tense of accord.

As an adjective according

is agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious.

As an adverb according

is accordingly; correspondingly.




  • Mind and soul according well. -


    (en adjective)
  • Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious.
  • This according voice of national wisdom.


    (en adverb)
  • (obsolete) Accordingly; correspondingly.
  • * 1604 , (William Shakespeare), Measure for Measure , V.i:
  • That apprehends no further than this world, / And squarest thy life according .
  • Consistently (as); in a corresponding manner (now generally expressing accordance with two or more alternatives).
  • * 1946 , (Bertrand Russell), History of Western Philosophy , I.20:
  • Ethical theories may be divided into two classes, according as they regard virtue as an end or a means.
  • In accordance, in a manner consistent (to) (something).
  • * 1897 , Henry James, What Maisie Knew :
  • there was only a frightening silence, unenlivened even by the invidious enquiries of former years, which culminated, according to its stern nature, in a still more frightening old woman, a figure awaiting her on the very doorstep.

    Derived terms

    * according to * according as






  • (accord)

  • accord



    (en noun)
  • Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action.
  • * 1769 ,
  • These all continued with one accord in prayer.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • a mediator of an accord and peace between them
  • A harmony in sound, pitch and tone; concord.
  • * 17th' ' century , "The Self-Subsistence of the Soul", ,
  • Those sweet accords are even the angels' lays.
  • Agreement or harmony of things in general.
  • the accord of light and shade in painting
  • (legal) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, prevents a lawsuit.
  • (Blackstone)
  • (international law) An international agreement.
  • The Geneva Accord of 1954 ended the French-Indochinese War.
  • (obsolete) Assent
  • Voluntary or spontaneous impulse to act.
  • Nobody told me to do it. I did it of my own accord .
  • * Bible, Leviticus xxv. 5
  • That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap.


    * (concurrence of opinion) consent, assent * (international agreement) treaty

    Derived terms

    * of its own accord, of one's own accord * with one accord


    (en verb)
  • (lb) To make to agree or correspond; to suit one thing to another; to adjust.
  • *1590 , (Philip Sidney), (w, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia) , p.150:
  • *:[H]er hands accorded the Lutes musicke to the voice;
  • (lb) To bring (people) to an agreement; to reconcile, settle, adjust or harmonize.
  • *, Book III:
  • *:But Satyrane forth stepping, did them stay / And with faire treatie pacifide their ire, / Then when they were accorded from the fray
  • *(Robert South) (1634–1716)
  • *:all which particulars, being confessedly knotty and difficult, can never be accorded but by a competent stock of critical learning
  • (lb) To agree or correspond; to be in harmony.
  • *1593 , (William Shakespeare), , III-i:
  • *:For things are often spoke and seldom meant; / But that my heart accordeth with my tongue,—
  • *1671 , (John Milton), (Paradise Regained) , :
  • *:[T]hy actions to thy words accord ;
  • *
  • *:Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers,. Even such a boat as the Mount Vernon offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.
  • (lb) To agree in pitch and tone.
  • To grant as suitable or proper; to concede or award.
  • *1951 , United Nations' , article 14:
  • *:In respect of the protection of industrial property,a refugee shall be accorded' in the country in which he has his habitual residence the same protection as is ' accorded to nationals of that country.
  • To give consent.
  • To arrive at an agreement.
  • Derived terms

    * accord with * accordance * according * accordingly * accordment * defence accord ----