according as

Related to according as: according to usage

ac·cord·ing as

1. Corresponding to the way in which; precisely as.
2. Depending on whether; if.

accord′ing as`

1. to the extent that; proportionately as.
2. depending on whether; if.
3. depending on how.
References in classic literature ?
This doctor therefore proposed, "that upon the meeting of the senate, certain physicians should attend it the three first days of their sitting, and at the close of each day's debate feel the pulses of every senator; after which, having maturely considered and consulted upon the nature of the several maladies, and the methods of cure, they should on the fourth day return to the senate house, attended by their apothecaries stored with proper medicines; and before the members sat, administer to each of them lenitives, aperitives, abstersives, corrosives, restringents, palliatives, laxatives, cephalalgics, icterics, apophlegmatics, acoustics, as their several cases required; and, according as these medicines should operate, repeat, alter, or omit them, at the next meeting.
According as circumstances are favorable, one should modify one's plans.