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accordingly

[uh-kawr-ding-lee] /əˈkɔr dɪŋ li/
adverb
1.
therefore; so; in due course.
2.
in accordance; correspondingly.
Origin of accordingly
1400-1450
Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at according, -ly
Synonyms
1, 2. consequently, hence, thus.
Synonym Study
1, 2. See therefore.
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  • Halbert thought it was time to be going, and accordingly got up and took his leave.

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  • accordingly he walked up boldly to the door, and rang the bell.

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  • He accordingly approached our hero, and tapped him on the shoulder.

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  • And accordingly, when he wakened in the middle of the night, he was alert on the instant.

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  • Zegarra accordingly gives a very free translation in French.

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British Dictionary definitions for accordingly

accordingly

/əˈkɔːdɪŋlɪ/
adverb
1.
in an appropriate manner; suitably
sentence connector
2.
consequently
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Word Origin and History for accordingly
adv.

mid-14c., "in agreement with," from according + -ly (2). From mid-15c. as "properly; adequately;" meaning "in agreement with logic or expectation" is recorded 1680s.

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