according

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

accord +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

according

  1. present participle of accord.
    • 1849, Alfred Tennyson, “Prologue”, in In Memoriam A.H.H., stanza 7-8:
      That mind and soul, according well, / May make one music as before

AdjectiveEdit

according (comparative more according, superlative most according)

  1. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious.
    This according voice of national wisdom.

AdverbEdit

according (comparative more according, superlative most according)

  1. (obsolete) Accordingly; correspondingly. [16th-17th c.]
    • 1604, William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, V.i:
      That apprehends no further than this world, / And squarest thy life according.

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