Definitions for according
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(followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with
"according to instructions"
(followed by `to') as reported or stated by
"according to historians"
Consistently as; in a corresponding manner (now generally expressing accordance with two or more alternatives).
In accordance, in a manner consistent to (something).
Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious.
This according voice of national wisdom.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
According is typically used as a preposition to show a relationship or connection between two clauses, phrases, or ideas. It indicates a condition, reason, or consequence for something happening or being said. Additionally, "according to" is commonly used to introduce information or a statement from a specific source or reference.
agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious
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
The numerical value of according in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of according in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
If nearly half of all Blacks are not OK with White people – according to this poll, not according to me, according to th is poll – that’s a hate group.
Though there are very many nations all over the earth, ...there are no more than two kinds of human society, which we may justly call two cities, ...one consisting of those who live according to man, the other of those who live according to God ....To the City of Man belong the enemies of God, ...so inflamed with hatred against the City of God.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Sarkis Izmirlian said in a statement. According to the bankruptcy filing, Baha Mar Ltd sent teams to Beijing three times over the last two months in attempts to salvage an agreement. The bankruptcy filing represents the latest setback for China State Construction, which was banned from participating in World Bank-funded projects for six years starting in January 2009, after the multilateral agency found that China State Construction had colluded in rigging bids for a Philippines road project. According to the bankruptcy filing, China State Construction claims that Baha Mar Ltd has withheld $ 140 million in funds it is owed, an assertion Baha Mar disputes. The Export-Import Bank of China, according to the filing, has refused to release approximately $ 112 million remaining in the $ 2.45 billion loan China Export-Import Bank extended for the project. The Bahamas, a country of about 353,000 people, has an economy heavily dependent on tourism, and Baha Mar Ltd was expected to create 5,000 new jobs when fully operational. The resort's projected annual payroll of $ 130 million would represent about 12 percent of the country's gross domestic product, the developer said in its court filing. It's an absolute disaster.
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