according as


Definition of according as

1 : in accord with the way in which
2a : depending on how You'll receive according as you give.
b : depending on whether : if

First Known Use of according as

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for according as

Middle English accordynge "with respect to," derivative of acordyng "agreeing," from present participle of accorden "to accord entry 1"

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a sum of money that is sent as a payment

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