to the extent that; proportionately as.
depending on whether; if:
I’ll stay according as I have the money.
depending on how.
agreeing: according voices raised in censure. to be in agreement or harmony; agree. to make agree or correspond; adapt. to grant; bestow: to accord due praise. Archaic. to settle; reconcile. proper relationship or proportion; harmony. a harmonious union of sounds, colors, etc. consent or concurrence of opinions or wills; agreement. an international agreement; settlement of […]
Edmond, 1672–1769, English authority and writer on card games. Sir Fred, 1915–2001, British astronomer, mathematician, and educator. according to Hoyle, according to the rules or to the authority; correctly. Contemporary Examples Ironically, in this dispute, the atheist Hoyle was on the side of the pope in seeing a linkage between the Big Bang and God. […]
- According to
in agreement or accord with: according to his judgment. consistent with; in conformity with: to be paid according to one’s experience. on the authority of; as stated or reported by: According to her, they have gone. in proportion to: He’ll be charged according to his ability to pay. contingent on: According to the number of […]
- According to all accounts
see: by all accounts