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    Definition of according to in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. IDI Based on what is said or stated by; on the authority of.
      1. In a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion.
        1. Depending on.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Did you know that according to Worthington's Law, the opera singer who called himself the "Great" Caruso was nowhere near as great as Sammy Hagar, the Red Rocker?
            • The main —— or cooking —— kitchen is an inhumanly immaculate expanse of burner rings and countertops where, according to tradition, the stations move clockwise from canapé to entremetier.
            • Whereas for the turning bias (contra- and ipsiversive turns) both drugs interacted according to an additive mode (non significant “Radiprodil x Tozadenant” statistical interaction).
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • According to the process that may have formed the Solar System planets, the surrounding discs of material around the gas giants gradually coalesced into moons.
            • According to the best MER and macroelectrode stimulation results, the site of implantation of the definitive electrode was chosen.
            • According to Whitlon et al. 2007 they were classified into following groups: monopolar, bipolar, multipolar, pseudomonopolar and no neurites [50 ].
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Prepositions
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          1. en according to plan
          2. en according to Hoyle
          3. en according to one's understanding
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          Meaning of according to for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this idiom "according to" is a preposition.
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