accordingly

[uh-kawr-ding-lee]

adverb

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

Nearby words

  1. according,
  2. according as,
  3. according to,
  4. according to all accounts,
  5. according to hoyle,
  6. accordion,
  7. accordion graft,
  8. accordion pleat,
  9. accordion pleats,
  10. accordion-fold

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

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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