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How to Pronounce according?

Correct pronunciation for the word "according" is [ɐkˈɔːdɪŋ], [ɐkˈɔːdɪŋ], [ɐ_k_ˈɔː_d_ɪ_ŋ].

"According" in context

According means in agreement or consistent with something else. It is often used to describe the connection between two or more elements. For example, when someone says "according to the news report," they mean that what they are saying matches what the news report is saying. In addition, "according to" is also used to refer to a source of information such as a book, a report or an article.

According can also be used to describe the relationship between two or more people. For instance, a person might say "according to my brother," meaning that they are in agreement with whatever it is their brother has said.

What are similar-sounding words for according?

Usage over time for according:

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


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