according as
conjunction Date: 15th century 1. in accord with the way in which 2. a. depending on how b. depending on whether ; if

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  • According as — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • according as — conjunction Etymology: according (II) 1. : just as : proportionately as you ll receive according as you give : depending on how according as this question is answered, there are two suggestions to be made Publ s Mod. Lang. Association of America …   Useful english dictionary

  • according as — {conj.} 1. Depending on which; whichever. * /You may take an oral or written exam according as you prefer./ 1. Depending on whether; if. * /We will play golf or stay home according as the weather is good or bad./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • according as — {conj.} 1. Depending on which; whichever. * /You may take an oral or written exam according as you prefer./ 1. Depending on whether; if. * /We will play golf or stay home according as the weather is good or bad./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • according\ as — conj 1. Depending on which; whichever. You may take an oral or written exam according as you prefer. 2. Depending on; whether; if. We will play golf or stay home according as the weather is good or bad …   Словарь американских идиом

  • according as — adverb precisely as; the same as; corresponding to the way in which. Is all things well, According as I gave directions? …   Wiktionary

  • according as — 1. to the extent that; proportionately as. 2. depending on whether; if: I ll stay according as I have the money. 3. depending on how. [1475 1500] * * * …   Universalium

  • according as — formal depending on whether. → according …   English new terms dictionary

  • according as — accord′ing as conj. 1) to the extent that; proportionately as 2) depending on whether; if 3) depending on how • Etymology: 1475–1500 …   From formal English to slang

  • according as — conjunction BrE formal depending on whether …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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