Definition of


  1. (adj, all) (followed by `to') as reported or stated by
  2. (adj, all) (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with

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Origin of the word According

  1. late 14c., "agreeing," prp. adj. and adv. from accord (q.v.). According to, lit. "in a manner agreeing with" is attested from mid-15c. Accordingly "agreeably" is mid-15c.; meaning "in agreement with logic or expectation" is recorded 1680s. more

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Words that sound like According

accordance, acridness, asserting, assuredness, awkwardness

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