Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Agreeing; harmonious.
- Suitable; agreeable; in accordance; in proportion: followed by to.
- In accordance (with); agreeably (to): used with to: as, he acted according to his judgment: often applied to persons, but referring elliptically to their statements or opinions. Often abbreviated to acc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with
- adj. (followed by `to') as reported or stated by
- accord + -ing (Wiktionary)
“But I came to realize that I was expecting Him to fulfill His word according to my expectations.”
“Rather, we use the term according to its dictionary definition, meaning the foundational set of precepts on which a belief system is based.”
“He unblinkingly defines the term according to popular negative stereotypes associated with the term.”
“Maybe she is defining the term according to popular culture.”
“In school, his nickname according to a great aunt was “the Cave, on account of his large mouth, which seemed all the larger as it gaped in search of an elusive word.””
“Hume defines the term according to the context in which it is used: justice is an artificial in contrast to a natural virtue, artificial yet not arbitrary; it is both socially determined and a sine qua non for the preservation of society.”
“Observe besides that I have altered the title according to your unconscious suggestion, and made it 'The Dead”
“Observe besides that I have altered the title according to your unconscious suggestion, and made it 'The Dead Pan,' which is a far better name, I think, than the repetition of the refrain.”
“Each Fellow who borrows a book is to have a small indenture drawn up containing the title according to the first word of the second leaf, and an acknowledgment that he has received it.”
“Chelsea are again the team to beat if you want to win the title according to Manchester”
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