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Princeton's WordNet

  1. according(adj)

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

    "according to instructions"

  2. according(adj)

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

    "according to historians"

Wiktionary

  1. according(Adverb)

    Accordingly; correspondingly.

  2. according(Adverb)

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

  3. according(Adverb)

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

  4. according(Adjective)

    Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious.

    This according voice of national wisdom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. According

    of Accord

  2. According

    agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious

  3. According(adverb)

    accordingly; correspondingly

Editors Contribution

  1. according

    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  

How to pronounce according?

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How to say according in sign language?

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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. John Brewer:

    It’s obviously a very distorted and unflattering photo, and it’s hurtful and it’s wrong, i want whoever is behind the use of this image to cease and desist and do so immediately or it will leave me with no option but to pursue legal recourse against them. According to the article, attorneys say the ads could violate the former governor’s right of publicity, which gives her control over her image and name. One of the images appears to be a cropped version of a June 2010 Reuters picture, The Arizona Republic reported. It was unclear who took the other photo. The Arizona Republic reported that one of the ads featured on a recommendation widget sponsored by RevContent.com -- an ad network which buys space on websites, while another was provided by Content.ad. Katherine Saviola, a RevContent brand manager, told The Arizona Republic that they had not heard that.

  2. Former Elizabeth Mayor Robert Crafton:

    I knew it wasn’t according to the state law, in that it has to be an open meeting for the public, if you can’t get people to come then what are you going to do? If you can’t get a quorum then what are you going to do? What options did I have?

  3. Gadi Lesin:

    Strauss Coffee's companies in Russia and Ukraine ... are coping successfully and according to plan with the crisis in those countries.

  4. Minister Bento Albuquerque:

    That legislative effort shall also include the regulation of the use of indigenous and other areas according to what the Brazilian federal constitution states.

  5. Bernard Mandeville:

    Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.

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