- according as,
- according to,
- according to all accounts,
- according to hoyle,
Origin of according
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of accord
Examples from the Web for according
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.
In fact, according to F-35 program sources, the next software upgrades are not yet fully defined nor are they fully funded.
The St. Thomas gathering happened around 2005, according to Krauss.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
According to the USDA, student participation began to fall, with 1.4 million students opting out of the lunch program entirely.
According to the Journal des Débats, the greatest part of these papers have never been printed.
Orthograph′ic, -al, pertaining or according to orthography: spelt correctly.
The deep stillness, or the unintermitted hollow blowing of the wind (according to the weather) are equally mournful.
All these, according to Wodrow, were let go after being disarmed; but Hamilton himself tells a very different tale.Claverhouse|Mowbray Morris
All spin without losing a moment and spin 1000 yards in two to four hours according to the skill acquired.The Wheel of Fortune|Mahatma Gandhi
Word Origin for accord
c.1300, "matching, similar, correponding," present participle adjective and adverb from accord (v.). Meanings "conforming (to), compliant, in agreement; consistent, harmonious; suitable, appropriate" are from late 14c. According to "referring to," literally "in a manner agreeing with" is attested from mid-15c.
early 12c., from Old French acorder (12c.) "reconcile, agree, be in harmony," from Vulgar Latin *accordare "make agree," literally "be of one heart, bring heart to heart," from Latin ad- "to" + cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (see heart). Related: Accorded; according.
late 13c., accourd, from Old French acord "agreement," a back-formation from acorder (see accord (v.)).
see of one's own accord.