According - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkɔːrdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word according
Brit.  |əˈkɔːdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word according
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to accord

adjective

- (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with

according to instructions

- (followed by `to') as reported or stated by

according to historians

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