according

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The word ACCORDING is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

There are 9 letters in the word ACCORDING

16 Definitions  for the word according:

adj - (followed by `to') as reported or stated by, "according to historians"
adj - (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with, "according to instructions"

GCIDE Definitions - ACCORD

Accord
Ac*cord" (/), n. [OE. acord, accord, OF. acort, acorde, F. accord, fr. OF. acorder, F. accorder. See Accord, v. t.] 1. Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
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A mediator of an accord and peace between them. Bacon.
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These all continued with one accord in prayer. Acts i. 14.
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2. Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones.
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Those sweet accords are even the angels' lays. Sir J. Davies.
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3. Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting.
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4. Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; -- preceded by own; as, of one's own accord.
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That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap. Lev. xxv. 5.
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Of his own accord he went unto you. 2 Cor. vii. 17.
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5. (Law) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit. Blackstone.
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With one accord, with unanimity.
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They rushed with one accord into the theater. Acts xix. 29.
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Accord
Ac*cord" (/), n. [OE. acord, accord, OF. acort, acorde, F. accord, fr. OF. acorder, F. accorder. See Accord, v. t.] 1. Agreement or concurrence of opinion, will, or action; harmony of mind; consent; assent.
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A mediator of an accord and peace between them. Bacon.
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These all continued with one accord in prayer. Acts i. 14.
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2. Harmony of sounds; agreement in pitch and tone; concord; as, the accord of tones.
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Those sweet accords are even the angels' lays. Sir J. Davies.
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3. Agreement, harmony, or just correspondence of things; as, the accord of light and shade in painting.
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4. Voluntary or spontaneous motion or impulse to act; -- preceded by own; as, of one's own accord.
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That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap. Lev. xxv. 5.
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Of his own accord he went unto you. 2 Cor. vii. 17.
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5. (Law) An agreement between parties in controversy, by which satisfaction for an injury is stipulated, and which, when executed, bars a suit. Blackstone.
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With one accord, with unanimity.
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They rushed with one accord into the theater. Acts xix. 29.
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Accord
Ac*cord", v. i. 1. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; -- followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks.
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My heart accordeth with my tongue. Shak.
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Thy actions to thy words accord. Milton.
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2. To agree in pitch and tone.
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Accord
Ac*cord", v. i. 1. To agree; to correspond; to be in harmony; -- followed by with, formerly also by to; as, his disposition accords with his looks.
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My heart accordeth with my tongue. Shak.
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Thy actions to thy words accord. Milton.
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2. To agree in pitch and tone.
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GCIDE Definitions - ACCORDING

According
Ac*cord"ing, p. a. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. according voice of national wisdom.Burke. according well. Tennyson.
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According to him, every person was to be bought. Macaulay.
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Our zeal should be according to knowledge. Sprat.
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According to has been called a prepositional phrase, but strictly speaking, according is a participle in the sense of agreeing, acceding, and to alone is the preposition.
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According as, precisely as; the same as; corresponding to the way in which. According as is an adverbial phrase, of which the propriety has been doubted; but good usage sanctions it. See According, adv.
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Is all things well,
According as I gave directions?
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The land which the Lord will give you according as he hath promised. Ex. xii. 25.
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According
Ac*cord"ing, p. a. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. according voice of national wisdom.Burke. according well. Tennyson.
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According to him, every person was to be bought. Macaulay.
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Our zeal should be according to knowledge. Sprat.
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According to has been called a prepositional phrase, but strictly speaking, according is a participle in the sense of agreeing, acceding, and to alone is the preposition.
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According as, precisely as; the same as; corresponding to the way in which. According as is an adverbial phrase, of which the propriety has been doubted; but good usage sanctions it. See According, adv.
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Is all things well,
According as I gave directions?
Shak.
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The land which the Lord will give you according as he hath promised. Ex. xii. 25.
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