Bedeutung von “according to” im Essential American English Dictionary

according to

preposition us /əˈkɔr·dɪŋ tu/

B1 as said by someone or as shown by something:

According to the weather report, it will rain tomorrow.

based on a particular system or plan:

Students are put in groups according to their ability.

(Definition von “according to” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)