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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accordingadjective

    (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with

    "according to instructions"

  2. accordingadjective

    (followed by `to') as reported or stated by

    "according to historians"

Wiktionary

  1. accordingadverb

    Accordingly; correspondingly.

  2. accordingadverb

    Consistently as; in a corresponding manner (now generally expressing accordance with two or more alternatives).

  3. accordingadverb

    In accordance, in a manner consistent to (something).

  4. accordingadjective

    Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious.

    This according voice of national wisdom.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Accordingprep.

    Etymology: from accord.

    Our churches are places provided, that the people might there assemble themselves in due and decent manner, according to their several degrees and orders. Richard Hooker, b. v. § 13.

    Our zeal, then, should be according to knowledge. And what kind of knowledge? Without all question, first, according to the true, saving, evangelical knowledge. It should be according to the gospel, the whole gospel: not only according to its truths, but precepts: not only according to its free grace, but necessary duties: not only according to its mysteries, but also its commandments. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

    How much more noble is the fame that is built on candour and ingenuity, according to those beautiful lines of Sir John Denham, in his Poem on Fletcher’s works. Joseph Addison, Spect.

    A man may, with prudence and a good conscience, approve of the professed principles of one party more than the other, according as he thinks they best promote the good of church and state. Jonathan Swift, on the Sentiments of a Church of Engl. man.

    God made all things in number, weight, and measure, and gave them to be considered by us according to these properties, which are inherent in created beings. William Holder, on Time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. According

    of Accord

  2. According

    agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious

  3. Accordingadverb

    accordingly; correspondingly

Editors Contribution

  1. accordingverb

    Verb form of the word accord.

    According to truth we all know we are united together in harmony to create peace, balance and stability.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 27, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of According in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of According in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of According in a Sentence

  1. Clare Nullis:

    According to forecasts, and this is of concern, the atmospheric flow is now going to transport that heat toward Greenland.

  2. Devon Broglie:

    ( iStock) MODERATE DRINKERS STILL AT HIGHER RISK FOR CANCER, EARLY DEATH, ALCOHOL STUDY CLAIMS This decision was reportedly at least partially inspired by a story recently shared by Tahiirah Habibi, the founder of Hue Society, which works to bring diversity to wine culture. Shediscussed her experience taking a two-day exam to become part of the Court of Master Sommeliers with the newspaper. Habibi said she was told to address the instructors as master, which made her uncomfortable due to the historical weight of the title. While she passed the first round, she did not return for the remainder. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP According to The New York Times, Devon Broglie, the chairman of the courts board of directors, said that The Court of Master Sommeliers was learning the ways in which our words might create an unwelcoming environment for our students and candidates. In this instance, it was hearing the story of Tahiirah Habibi that brought so clearly and deeply into focus how hurtful our words can be, however unintentional.

  3. Mikaela Shiffrin:

    It’s hard when you ski great in training and then in the race nothing goes according to plan.

  4. Mark Whittle:

    I think you really should learn the stories of these young ladies, you really should read the bios and know what they go through, he said. Pastorchikcompeted for the title against 100 otheryoung women at the 19thannual swimsuit competition. The finalists were selected from more than 18,000 Hooters waitresses who currently work in one of the more than 400 restaurants worldwide. According to Hooters, contestants are evaluated based on responses to interview questions, personality and overall contribution to the Hooters brand, as well as swimsuit attire. The cornerstone of the brand is the world famous Hooters girls, she is beautiful, wholesome, optimistic, charismatic and the greatest antidote to a bad day. Pastorchik will receive a $ 30,000 cash prize and the chance to serve as the face of the Hooters brand with opportunities to appear in advertisements and assist in international openings. The newHooters queen has her real estate license and attends a technical school where she studies business. She says she plans to put her winnings towards a four-year degree.

  5. Marion Barber II:

    He was real specific in his will that he didn’t want that, we are going to respect that. But in the condition his body was in, according to the examiner, that probably would have been a moot point because of the decomposition.

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