American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- prep. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
- prep. In keeping with: according to instructions.
- prep. As determined by: a list arranged according to the alphabet.
“Also, under Islamic, or Sharia, laws in Pakistan, homosexual acts are punishable by whipping, imprisonment or death, according to the U.N.Hoagland, the deputy ambassador, said during the meeting that the U.S. would support LGBT rights in Pakistan.”
“That leaves 362 proposed, facing a future deadline or having missed due dates for completion, according to the law firm Davis Polk.”
“Some other conclusions, according to Radian6:• News of the raid on Osama bin Laden caused the single biggest spike in sustained conversation in Twitter history.”
“The House Financial Services panel alone has held more than a dozen hearings on the law, in part to underscore to administration witnesses that some provisions — like forcing banks to hold back capital as a hedge against losses — will hurt business, according to the committee's chairman, Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala.”
“His formal position in the hierarchy was kind of nebulous, but according to those with more than a passing interest in organized crime, Al Z was the head of the New England operation in everything but name.”
“Now, according to Charon's report, he went no farther north than Waterville during his inquiries.”
“Nearly half of the states cut provider payments in the fiscal year that ended in June, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.”
“Speaking of romance, according to the Internet Movie Database, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, the actor who played Wyatt, left acting for good in the early nineties to pursue an academic career in medieval studies.”
“Baker, according to most authorities, although it clearly has roots in an older Mexican card game called conquian, which was played in the nineteenth century.”
“This patient information literature notes that according to a 2001 AARDA survey, “over 45 percent of patients with autoimmune diseases have been labeled chronic complainers in the earliest stages of their illness.””
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