Definitions of according

  1. (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with; "according to instructions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (followed by `to') as reported or stated by; "according to historians" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. of Accord Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Accordingly; correspondingly. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Agreeing; harmonizing; in agreement: with to; as, to act according to orders. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. In accordance: agreeing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Agreeing; harmonizing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Agreeing; harmonious. According to, in accordance with; agreeably to the statement or opinion of. According as, in proportion as. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Agreeing; granting; suitable; according to, prep. phrase. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. (only now in the compd conj. a. as, and the compd prep. a. to). A. as: in proportion as (of a process varying w. another); in a manner depending on which of certain alternatives is true. A. to: in a manner consistent with or degree proportioned to; on the authority of. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. p. a. In accordance or har­mony with; agreeable; suitable. Cabinet Dictionary
  13. In a manner suitable to, agreeable to ; in proportion; with regard to. Complete Dictionary