Ac·cord·ing, p. a. Agreeing; in agreement or harmony; harmonious. “This according voice of national wisdom.” --Burke. “Mind and soul according well.”
According to him, every person was to be bought. --Macaulay.
Our zeal should be according to knowledge. --Sprat.
Note: ☞ According to has been called a prepositional phrase, but strictly speaking, according is a participle in the sense of agreeing, acceding, and to alone is the preposition.
According as, precisely as; the same as; corresponding to the way in which. According as is an adverbial phrase, of which the propriety has been doubted; but good usage sanctions it. See According, adv.
Is all things well,
According as I gave directions? --Shak.
The land which the Lord will give you according as he hath promised. --Ex. xii. 25.