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But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present, let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on the righteousness of His Son, expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
Donald Cargill

Meaning of "according" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACCORDING

according  [əˈkɔːdɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACCORDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
According is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ACCORDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of according in the English dictionary

The first definition of according in the dictionary is in proportion; in relation. Other definition of according is on the report ; as stated. According is also in conformity ; in accordance.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACCORDING


applauding
əˈplɔːdɪŋ
boarding
ˈbɔːdɪŋ
bodyboarding
ˈbɒdɪˌbɔːdɪŋ
chording
ˈkɔːdɪŋ
hoarding
ˈhɔːdɪŋ
keyboarding
ˈkiːˌbɔːdɪŋ
lording
ˈlɔːdɪŋ
marauding
məˈrɔːdɪŋ
mountainboarding
ˈmaʊntɪnbɔːdɪŋ
onboarding
ˌɒnˈbɔːdɪŋ
recording
rɪˈkɔːdɪŋ
rewarding
rɪˈwɔːdɪŋ
sailboarding
ˈseɪlˌbɔːdɪŋ
skateboarding
ˈskeɪtˌbɔːdɪŋ
snowboarding
ˈsnəʊˌbɔːdɪŋ
telerecording
ˌtɛlɪrɪˈkɔːdɪŋ
undiscording
ˌʌndɪˈskɔːdɪŋ
unrewarding
ˌʌnrɪˈwɔːdɪŋ
wakeboarding
ˈweɪkˌbɔːdɪŋ
waterboarding
ˈwɔːtəˌbɔːdɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACCORDING

accomptable
accomptant
accorage
accord
accordable
accordance
accordancy
accordant
accordantly
accorder
according to
according to Cocker
accordingly
accordion
accordion file
accordion pleats
accordionist
accost
accostable
accouchement

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACCORDING

adding
audio recording
birding
carding
cording
digital recording
double-system sound recording
forwarding
Harding
heli-boarding
landboarding
re-recording
regarding
self-regarding
sheepherding
tape recording
video cassette recording
video recording
weatherboarding
wording
yarding

Synonyms and antonyms of according in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACCORDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «according» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of according

Translation of «according» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACCORDING

Find out the translation of according to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of according from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «according» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

根据
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

según
570 millions of speakers

English

according
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुसार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وفقا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в соответствии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de acordo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুযায়ী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

selon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menurut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nach
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

従った
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

따라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Miturut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

theo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

படி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्यानुसार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

göre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

secondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zgodnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відповідно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

conform
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σύμφωνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

volgens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

enligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ifølge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of according

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCORDING»

The term «according» is very widely used and occupies the 2.013 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCORDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «according» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «according» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about according

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10 QUOTES WITH «ACCORDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word according.
1
George Matthew Adams
People do not want what we have in our pockets half as much as they want what is in our hearts. If we combine both, intelligently, however, according to our means, we give wisely and well.
2
Les Baxter
I've never believed in cheapening music by going according to what some people think is public taste.
3
Xavier Becerra
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12.
4
Willy Bogner, Jr.
I adjust my priorities according to the most important project I'm involved in at the time.
5
Kit Bond
According to the Small Business Administration, more than 70 percent of all family businesses do not survive through the second generation, and 8 percent do not make it to a third.
6
Sandrine Bonnaire
Our family makes us who we are, defines us totally. When you go to a therapist or have analysis, whatever reason you go in for, they will always bring you back to your family. We're strong or weak according to what family we have. You might have left them long ago, might not even talk to them, but something lingers; we have no choice.
7
Jonathan Brown
If my training goes well and according to plan I feel that I am capable of a top 8 finish in Athens. It will be a very difficult and technical course which will be to my advantage.
8
Donald Cargill
But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present, let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on the righteousness of His Son, expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
9
John Nelson Darby
Some respected and beloved brethren insist that the forming and organising of churches is, according to God's will, the only means of finding blessing in the midst of that confusion which is acknowledged to exist.
10
Lou Doillon
The English and Japanese are the most inventive dressers in the world, but French girls are the most beautiful. I am still always amazed by the style of French girls, and the only reason is that they dress according to themselves and not according to fashion. They know what suits them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACCORDING»

Discover the use of according in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to according and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Passion According to G.H.
At the end of the novel, at the height of a spiritual crisis, comes the most famous and most genuinely shocking scene in Brazilian literature… Lispector wrote that of all her works this novel was the one that “best corresponded to her ...
Clarice Lispector, 2012
2
The World According to Garp: A Novel
T.S. Garp, a man with high ambitions for an artistic career and with obsessive devotion to his wife and children, and Jenny Fields, his famous feminist mother, find their lives surrounded by an assortment of people including teachers, ...
John Irving, 1978
3
The World According to Humphrey
The first book in the series about everyone's favorite classroom pet!
Betty G. Birney, 2005
4
The World According to Hollywood, 1918-1939
Ruth Vasey shows how the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), by implementing such strategies as the industry's Production Code, ensured that domestic and foreign distribution took place with a minimum of censorship ...
Ruth Vasey, 1997
5
The Gospel According to John
Prepared by some of the world's leading scholars, the series provides an exposition of the New Testament books that is thorough and fully abreast of modern scholarship yet faithful to the Scriptures as the infallible Word of God.
Leon Morris, 1995
6
The Gospel According to Peanuts
This anniversary edition features a new cover, a new interior design, and a new foreword by Martin E. Marty.
Robert L. Short, 2000
7
The World According to Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson, shares his opinions on just about everything in The World According to Clarkson. Jeremy Clarkson has seen rather more of the world than most. He has, as they say, been around a bit.
Jeremy Clarkson, 2005
8
The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and ...
The result of a remarkable three-year-long investigation that took award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin across four continents (North and South America, Europe, and Asia), The World According to Monsanto ...
Marie-Monique Robin, 2013
9
The Gospel According to Superheroes: Religion and Pop Culture
This book is a must-read for anyone interested in viewing the superheroes as both sinners and saints instead of mere good guys taking on the forces of evil.
B. J. Oropeza, 2005
10
The Gospel According to Larry
'Pseudo', false; and 'cide,' to kill = pseudocide. To pretend to kill (yourself). I stare at the word for a good long time. Homicide, suicide, genocide: these are words you can find in the newspaper every day.
Janet Tashjian, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACCORDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term according is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Knee replacement operations cost the NHS over £585MILLION last …
Knee replacement operations on patients suffering crippling knee pain cost the NHS an estimated £585million last year, according to figures. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
No Vote Ahead of Yes Vote According to Latest Poll
The No vote is ahead of the YES vote with 51.5% against and 48.5%, according to a GPO poll that was conducted on Saturday and Sunday and ... «Greek Reporter, Jul 15»
3
Rudy Gay is Recruiting Josh Smith to Sacramento Kings, According
And according to his Snapchat, Rudy Gay wants free agent forward Josh Smith to be next. “He a King next,” Gay wrote to accompany the snap ... «SLAM Online, Jul 15»
4
The Spurs still want Manu Ginobili back, according to report
Manu Ginobili still hasn't decided whether he's coming back for his 14th season, but after the San Antonio Spurs signed LaMarcus Aldridge, the ... «SB Nation, Jul 15»
5
Packers now the Super Bowl favorites, according to Bovada
We're in the dead period of the NFL right now, that time between the end of offseason activities and the start of training camp. But that doesn't ... «Dairyland Express, Jul 15»
6
Woman punches spectator at July Fourth parade, according to Napa …
The start of Napa's annual Fourth of July parade was marred by an attack on a spectator, police reported. As people were lining downtown ... «Napa Valley Register, Jul 15»
7
Boat carrying July Fourth revelers capsizes; 2 killed and 3 are missing
The boat capsized in the Ohio River just outside of downtown Louisville, according to Fire Chief Greg Frederick. "We are still hopeful that we ... «CNN, Jul 15»
8
Newcastle United transfers: Moussa Sissoko is a top target of …
Liverpool are keen to sign Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United - according to sources in France. United hope to complete the signing of ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
9
Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security for First Time …
Captured prison escapee David Sweat is back in a maximum security prison for the first time in nearly a month, according to the New York State ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
10
Business confidence in East rising according to Lloyds report
Business confidence in the East is rising as companies anticipate a rise in the number of exports in the coming months. That's according to the ... «Cambridge News, Jul 15»

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