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according to (someone/something)
1. As stated by another individual or source. According to the almanac, we're going to have a very hot summer this year. That restaurant is excellent, according to Tom.
2. Proportionate to something. Nate gets paid time and a half according to how many hours of overtime he works.
according to someone or something
as said or indicated by someone or something. According to the weather forecast, this should be a beautiful day.
according to something
in proportion to something. You will get paid according to the number of hours that you work.