according to


  1. in accordance with
    ExamplesThe computer was installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. • The shares were bought according to written instructions from the client.
  2. as stated or shown by someone

"...the budget targets for employment and growth are within reach according to the latest figures" [Australian Financial Review]

Use according to in a sentence

You should always make sure that you are doing what is right according to the people that are in charge.

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We went about our daily business according to custom, and like any other day we did our duties with dignity and respect.

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According to the man, there was no way to get to the freeway from the road we were on now and we needed to change our route.

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