according to

See synonyms for according to on
  1. in agreement or accord with: according to his judgment.

  2. consistent with; in conformity with: to be paid according to one's experience.

  1. on the authority of; as stated or reported by: According to her, they have gone.

  2. in proportion to: He'll be charged according to his ability to pay.

  3. contingent on: According to the number of winners, the judges will award duplicate prizes.

Origin of according to

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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