Synonyms for according

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-kawr-ding
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkɔr dɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for according Other synonyms for the word according

Définition of according

Origin :
  • 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.
  • verb give approval, grant
  • verb come to agreement
Example sentences :
  • You will keep this money, investing it according to your best judgment.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • According to my promise, I saw the minister on the following day.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • Shee was according to the Law both of God and man, put to death.
  • Extract from : « Sunday under Three Heads » by Charles Dickens
  • But here's what puzzles me: according to the way I figure it, you must have seen the girl first.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • The conditions are appalling, but, according to the custom of the country, they are "moral."
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • But we had not reached the latitude of Congo according to his map.
  • Extract from : « Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia » by Thomas Mitchell
  • Now this Salmon, according to the genealogy, was David's great-grandfather.
  • Extract from : « A Theological-Political Treatise [Part II] » by Benedict of Spinoza
  • According to her own account, her first critic was her father.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • According to Rogers, who claims to have suggested the poem, it was to have been inscribed to him.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • One common grave, according to Garrick, covers the actor and his art.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson

Antonyms for according

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