Definitions of according

  1. 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.
  2. In accordance: agreeing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. 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.
  4. Accordingly; correspondingly. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Agreeing; granting; suitable; according to, prep. phrase. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. Agreeing; harmonizing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for according

  1. He went according to promise, and after the meal had been finished, they did not take a round- about course, but went directly to the church, and there the man listened to the gospel again and gave himself to Christ. – Brazilian Sketches by T. B. Ray
  2. As to the ordeal, the Chief answered, according to our faith Bhowanee has spoken. – Caste by W. A. Fraser