According Definition

əkôrdiŋ
adjective
Agreeing; in harmony.
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preposition
According means you attribute a statement to someone.
An example of according is when you say that Jim is the one who told you it was going to rain. You would say "According to Jim, it is going to rain."
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verb
The definition of according is agreeing or being in harmony.
An example of according is when a woman doesn’t wear white after Labor Day because it is an unwritten rule of fashion.
An example of according is telling someone a story using the facts received from a newspaper article.
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Present participle of accord.

Mind and soul according well. - Alfred Tennyson.
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adverb

Consistently as; in a corresponding manner (now generally expressing accordance with two or more alternatives). [from 16th c.]

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In accordance, in a manner consistent to (something). [from 16th c.]

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Origin of According

  • accord +‎ -ing

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