According To Definition

As stated or indicated by; on the authority of.
According to historians.
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In keeping with.
According to instructions.
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As determined by.
A list arranged according to the alphabet.
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(idiomatic) Based on what is said or stated by; on the authority of.

According to the directions, the glue takes 24 hours to dry.

In a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion.

  • as stated in
  • as reported by
  • on the authority of
  • pursuant to
  • congruent with
  • in agreement with
  • commensurate with
  • in proportion to
  • conforming to
  • in line with
  • in-keeping-with
  • just as
  • in consonance with
  • to the degree that
  • as

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