- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H413 Used 2 times
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ACCORD'ING, participle present tense
1. Agreeing; harmonizing.
Th' according music of a well mixt state.
2. Suitable; agreeable; in accordance with.
In these senses, the word agrees with or refers to a sentence.
Our zeal should be according to knowledge.
Noble is the fame that is built on candor and ingenuity, according to those beautiful lines of Sir John Denham.
Here the whole preceding parts of the sentence are to accord, i.e. agree with, correspond with, or be suitable to, what follows. according here, has its true participial sense, agreeing, and is always followed by to. It is never a preposition.
ACCORD'INGLY, adverb Agreeably; suitably; in a manner conformable to.
Those who live in faith and good works, will be rewarded accordingly