In agreement or accordance with a particular fact or situation.
From the middle english word acordyng, from the old french acorder, from the latin adcordare, from ad- + cordis "heart".
- According to the forecast, it will rain tomorrow.
- He always acts according to his conscience.
- The company's performance was not according to expectations.
- According to the map, we're not far from the city center.
- According to her, the project is almost finished.