Sources: Adso Chinese-English Dictionary; Law Dictionary; CC-CEDICT
We punished him according to the rules.
Many words are pronounced according to the spelling, but some are not.
We will pay you according to the amount of work you do.
We study according to the schedule.
We should judge him according to his actions.
Everything went according to plan.
A person views things differently according to whether they are rich or poor.
One views things differently according to whether one is rich or poor.
这项结果是根据世界卫生组织（WHO）的总读数表来计算的 - 不论男女老幼。
The result is calculated according to general reading table created by World Health Organization (WHO) - the same for male and female regardless the age.
Those who don’t like it will say that it doesn’t fit with China’s characteristics so it can’t be done, and those who do like it will say that according to China’s characteristics this is how it must be done.