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according (adj./adv.)

c. 1300, "matching, similar, corresponding" (a sense now obsolete), present-participle adjective and adverb from accord (v.). Meanings "conforming (to), compliant, in agreement; consistent, harmonious; suitable, appropriate" are from late 14c. According to "referring to," literally "in a manner agreeing with" is from late 14c. As an adverb, "often applied to persons, but referring elliptically to their statements or opinions" [Century Dictionary].

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accordingly (adv.)
mid-14c., "in agreement with" (now obsolete), from according + -ly (2). From mid-15c. as "properly, adequately;" meaning "agreeably with logic or expectation" is from 1680s.
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accord (v.)
early 12c., "come into agreement," also "agree, be in harmony," from Old French acorder "agree, be in harmony" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *accordare "make agree," literally "be of one heart, bring heart to heart," from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (used figuratively for "soul, mind"), from PIE root *kerd- "heart." Compare concord, discord. Related: Accorded; according.
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de rigueur 
1849, French, literally "of strictness," thus "according to obligation of convention." See rigor.
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OED 
initialism (acronym) of Oxford English Dictionary, attested from 1898, according to the "Oxford English Dictionary."
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reported (adj.)
"according to report," 1812, past-participle adjective from report (v.). Related: Reportedly.
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indices (n.)
according to OED, the plural form of index preferable in scientific and mathematical senses of that word.
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carnally (adv.)
late 15c., "sexually, according to the flesh;" 1530s, "corporeally, not spiritually;" from carnal + -ly (2).
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torii (n.)
singular and plural, "gateway to a Shinto temple," Japanese, according to OED from tori "bird" + i "to sit, to perch."
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gammer (n.)
"old woman," 1570s, contraction of grandmother (corresponding to gaffer, but according to OED representing a different construction).
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