2. To bring to an agreement, as persons; to reconcile; to settle, adjust, harmonize, or compose, as things; as, to accord suits or controversies. When they were accorded from the fray. (Spenser) All which particulars, being confessedly knotty and difficult can never be accorded but by a competent stock of critical learning. (South)
1. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks. My heart accordeth with my tongue. (Shak) Thy actions to thy words accord. (Milton)
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... “Thus punctuated equilibrium contradicts some of Darwin's ideas regarding the specific mechanisms of evolution, but generally accords with Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection” It is claimed that Goulds intention with PE was to be compatible with NS. Goulds intentions ...
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