according as

ac·cord·ing as
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kawr-ding az]
    • /əˈkɔr dɪŋ æz/
    • /əˈkɔːd əz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kawr-ding az]
    • /əˈkɔr dɪŋ æz/

Definitions of according as words

  • noun according as to the degree that; in proportion as 3
  • noun according as depending on whether; if 3
  • adverb according as precisely as; the same as; corresponding to the way in which. 0
  • adverb according as To the proportion or degree that. 0
  • adverb according as Depending on whether. 0

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Origin of according as

First appearance:

before 1475
One of the 25% oldest English words
First recorded in 1475-1500

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Parts of speech for According as


according as popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

according as usage trend in Literature

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