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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. Vladimir Putin:

    According to our estimates, what is happening in the Donbas today is genocide.

  2. Confucius:

    The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions.

  3. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    Those who are persecuting Kim Davis believe that Christians should not serve in public office. That is the consequence of their position. Or, if Christians do serve in pubic office, they must disregard their religious faith -- or be sent to jail, kim Davis should not be in jail. We are a country founded on Judeo-Christian values, founded by those fleeing religious oppression and seeking a land where we could worship God and live according to our faith, without being imprisoned for doing so.

  4. Doctor Who:

    According to classical aerodynamics, it is impossible for a bumblebee to fly.

  5. Stacy Mitchell:

    The Institute for Local Self-Reliance's not a market if The Institute for Local Self-Reliance's controlled by a private actor who decides what companies are allowed to sell what, and sets pricing according to the fees that The Institute for Local Self-Reliance charges, amazon's real aim is to take over enough of the business that you don't really have any benchmarks anymore to figure out what is a reasonable price.

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