- (obsolete) accordaunce
- (compliance): First attested around 1300.
- (agreement): First attested in the early 14th century.
- accord + -ance
- From Middle English accordaunce, from Old French acordance (“agreeing, reconciliation, harmony”).
accordance (countable and uncountable, plural accordances)
- Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.
- 1849–1861, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 15, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify |volume=I to V), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323:
- in strict accordance with the law
- The act of granting something.
agreement; harmony; conformity