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according

[ uh-kawr-ding ]
/ əˈkɔr dɪŋ /
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adjective
agreeing: according voices raised in censure.
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Origin of according

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at accord, -ing2
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How to use according in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for according

according
/ (əˈkɔːdɪŋ) /

adjective
(foll by to) in proportion; in relationsalary will be according to age and experience
(foll by to) on the report (of); as stated (by)
(foll by to) in conformity (with); in accordance (with)everything went according to plan
(foll by as) depending (on whether)
not standard dependent onit's all according where you want to go
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