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Definition of according:

  1. Agreeing; harmonious. According to, in accordance with; agreeably to the statement or opinion of. According as, in proportion as.

Google Ngram Viewer results for according:

This graph shows how "according" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for according:

  1. By this time according to my plans we ought to have been sitting in Putbus eating Kalbsschnitzel.
  2. She had already acted upon it according to her best lights, though it was no easy matter to decide whom to choose.
  3. According to Tom's order he runs after her, and when he came after her, he said, " I must, and will have my purse again."

Quotes for according:

  1. According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time. - Grazia Deledda
  2. According to USA today, the average length of an attention span of a man in America is 23 minutes. - Robert Fripp
  3. The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. - Flannery O'Connor
  4. The channels of intuitive knowledge are opened according to the intensity of individual need. - Jane Roberts
  5. Love... Force it and it disappears. You cannot will love, nor even control it. You can only guide its expression. It comes or it goes according to those qualities in life that invite it or deny its presence. - David Seabury

Idioms for according:

  1. cut your coat according to your cloth
  2. according to one's own lights
  3. according to all accounts
  4. according to sm or sth
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