“In accordance to the rule” and “in accordance with the rule”

Is it correct to use the preposition to in “in accordance to the rules” or does it have to be with as in “in accordance with the rule”? I have found usage of with to be more frequent but have seen a few instances of to being used. Also, here on http://grammarist.com/usage/accord-accordance/ it says either to or with can be used.

Answer

“In accordance with” is by far the most used.

“In accordance to” is less popular, by a factor of hundreds

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=in+accordance+with%2Cin+accordance+to&case_insensitive=on&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t4%3B%2Cin%20accordance%20with%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bin%20accordance%20with%3B%2Cc0%3B%3BIn%20accordance%20with%3B%2Cc0%3B.t4%3B%2Cin%20accordance%20to%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bin%20accordance%20to%3B%2Cc0%3B%3BIn%20accordance%20to%3B%2Cc0

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