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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 zeal should be according to knowledge. --Sprat. [1913 Webster] Note: 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Is all things well, According as I gave directions? --Shak. [1913 Webster] The land which the Lord will give you according as he hath promised. --Ex. xii. 25. [1913 Webster]