accordingly

[ uh-kawr-ding-lee ]
/ əˈkɔr dɪŋ li /

adverb

therefore; so; in due course.
in accordance; correspondingly.

Origin of accordingly

Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at according, -ly

Synonym study

1, 2. See therefore.
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British Dictionary definitions for accordingly

accordingly

/ (əˈkɔːdɪŋlɪ) /

adverb

in an appropriate manner; suitably

sentence connector

consequently
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Word Origin and History for accordingly

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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