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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • prep. Based on what is said or stated by; on the authority of.
  • prep. In a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion
  • prep. Depending on.


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