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ac·cord·ing

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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.

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. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The beauty of science lies in admitting your mistakes and then adapt according to the universe. Change is beautiful in science.

  2. Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky:

    There is a talk of a platoon, roughly 100 people, who would take part in the alliance's contingent, if the preparation of the (NATO) brigade goes according to plan, and I believe it will, then it is very likely in the second half (of this year).

  3. El Salvador President Nayib Bukele:

    Gangs increased the murders throughout the country after receiving orders from inside the jail cells, according to intelligence reports.

  4. William Perry:

    Each of us swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution ; that oath does not change according to party designation.

  5. James Frey:

    In every case, I did the best I could to recreate my life according to my memory of it, when I had supporting documents, I used them.

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