according to


according to
ac·cord·ing to [əʼkɔ:dɪŋ, Am -ʼkɔ:rd-] prep
1) (as told by) nach +dat, zufolge +dat;
\according to the weather report dem Wetterbericht zufolge;
\according to our records you owe us $130 nach unseren Unterlagen schulden Sie uns noch $130
2) (as basis) gemäß +dat, nach +dat;
\according to the laws of physics nach den Regeln der Physik;
she lives \according to her principles sie lebt gemäß ihren Prinzipien
3) (as instructed by) nach +dat;
did it all go \according to plan? verlief alles nach Plan?;
\according to the dictionary, this word has many meanings dem Wörterbuch zufolge hat dieses Wort viele Bedeutungen
4) (depending on) entsprechend +dat;
\according to season der Jahreszeit entsprechend

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  • According — Ac*cord ing, p. a. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. This according voice of national wisdom. Burke. Mind and soul according well. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] According to him, every person was to be bought. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Our …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • According as — According Ac*cord ing, p. a. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. This according voice of national wisdom. Burke. Mind and soul according well. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] According to him, every person was to be bought. Macaulay. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • According — Ac*cord ing, adv. Accordingly; correspondingly. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • according to — 1. in agreement or accord with: according to his judgment. 2. consistent with; in conformity with: to be paid according to one s experience. 3. on the authority of; as stated or reported by: According to her, they have gone. 4. in proportion to:… …   Universalium

  • according to — {prep.} 1. So as to match or agree with; so as to be alike in. * /Many words are pronounced according to the spelling but some are not./ * /The boys were placed in three groups according to height./ 2. On the word or authority of. * /According to …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • according to — {prep.} 1. So as to match or agree with; so as to be alike in. * /Many words are pronounced according to the spelling but some are not./ * /The boys were placed in three groups according to height./ 2. On the word or authority of. * /According to …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • according as — {conj.} 1. Depending on which; whichever. * /You may take an oral or written exam according as you prefer./ 1. Depending on whether; if. * /We will play golf or stay home according as the weather is good or bad./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • according as — {conj.} 1. Depending on which; whichever. * /You may take an oral or written exam according as you prefer./ 1. Depending on whether; if. * /We will play golf or stay home according as the weather is good or bad./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • According — Accord Ac*cord , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accorded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {According}.] [OE. acorden, accorden, OF. acorder, F. accorder, fr. LL. accordare; L. ad + cor, cordis, heart. Cf. {Concord}, {Discord}, and see {Heart}.] 1. To make to agree or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • according — 1. adjective /əˈkɔːdɪŋ,əˈkɔɹdɪŋ/ Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. This according voice of national wisdom. 2. adverb /əˈkɔːdɪŋ,əˈkɔɹdɪŋ/ In accordance, in a manner …   Wiktionary

  • according — /euh kawr ding/. adj. agreeing: according voices raised in censure. [1350 1400; ME; see ACCORD, ING2] * * * …   Universalium


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