What does the word accordance mean?

Usage examples for accordance

  1. He lowered the switch, and I jumped in accordance with the signal. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. This classification is based upon the more obvious external properties and relations of matter, and less upon those which, though they are more extensive and general in their nature, and, therefore, more suitable, in a strictly- scientific point of view, for the foundations of a system, are less apparent, and require higher powers of generalization and abstraction; and are, therefore, less in accordance with the genius and spirit of the Rollo philosophy. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  3. It was the fate of King William the Fourth to live in a reign of reforms, not one of which would appear to have touched his heart or been in accordance with his personal judgment. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy