- ac|cord|ing|ly [əˈko:dıŋli US əˈko:r-] adv1.) 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 result of something= ↑therefore▪ Some of the laws were contradictory. Accordingly, measures were taken to clarify them.
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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 [ 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