- agreement; conformity: in accordance with the rules.
- the act of according or granting: the accordance of all rights and privileges.
- conformity; agreement; accord (esp in the phrase in accordance with)
- the act of granting; bestowalaccordance of rights
c.1300, “compliance;” early 14c., “agreement, concurrence,” from Old French acordance “agreeing, reconciliation, harmony,” noun of action from acorder (see 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).