adverb Date: 14th century 1. in accordance ; correspondingly 2. consequently, so

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  • Accordingly — Ac*cord ing*ly, adv. 1. Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable. [1913 Webster] Behold, and so proceed accordingly. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In natural sequence; consequently; so. [1913 Webster] Syn: Consequently; therefore;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accordingly — I adverb a fortiori, a priori, agreeably, as a matter of course, as a result, because of this, by reason of that, compatibly, compliantly, conformably, consequently, consistently, correspondingly, hence, in due course, inevitably, it follows that …   Law dictionary

  • accordingly — (adv.) mid 14c., in agreement with, from ACCORDING (Cf. according) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). From mid 15c. as properly; adequately; meaning in agreement with logic or expectation is recorded 1680s …   Etymology dictionary

  • accordingly — so, consequently, *therefore, hence, then …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accordingly — [adv] in an appropriate, suitable way appropriately, as a consequence, as a result, consequently, correspondingly, duly, equally, ergo, fitly, hence, in consequence, in respect to, in that event, properly, proportionately, respectively,… …   New thesaurus

  • accordingly — ► ADVERB 1) appropriately. 2) consequently …   English terms dictionary

  • accordingly — [ə kôrd′iŋlē] adv. 1. in a way that is fitting and proper; correspondingly 2. therefore …   English World dictionary

  • accordingly — [[t]əkɔ͟ː(r)dɪŋli[/t]] 1) ADV: usu ADV with cl, also ADV with v You use accordingly to introduce a fact or situation which is a result or consequence of something that you have just referred to. We have a different background, a different history …   English dictionary

  • accordingly — ac|cord|ing|ly [əˈko:dıŋli US əˈko:r ] adv 1.) in a way that is suitable for a particular situation or that is based on what someone has done or said ▪ Katherine still considered him a child and treated him accordingly. 2.) [sentence adverb] as a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accordingly — ac|cord|ing|ly [ ə kɔrdıŋli ] adverb 1. ) as a result of something: CONSEQUENTLY: No formal complaint was made; accordingly, the police took no action. 2. ) in a way that is appropriate to the situation: They have broken the rules and will be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accordingly — adverb 1 in a way that is suitable for a particular situation or based on what someone has done or said: I told them what changes I wanted made and they acted accordingly. 2 (sentence adverb) as a result of something; therefore: The budget for… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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