1 (followed by `to') as reported or stated by;
"according to historians"
2 (followed by `to') in agreement with or
accordant with; "according to instructions"
Derivative of accord
- Hyphenation: ac·cord·ing
- present participle of accord
- Mind and soul according well. - Tennyson
- Agreeing; in
agreement or harmony; harmonious.
- This according voice of national wisdom. - Burke
- That apprehends no further than this world, / And squarest thy
life according - Shakespeare, Measure for Measure,