consequently

[kon-si-kwent-lee, -kwuh nt-]

adverb

as a result, effect, or outcome; therefore: There has been a great deal of rain and consequently the reservoirs are full.

Nearby words

  1. consequences,
  2. consequent,
  3. consequent stream,
  4. consequential,
  5. consequentialism,
  6. conservable,
  7. conservancy,
  8. conservation,
  9. conservation biology,
  10. conservation grade

Origin of consequently

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at consequent, -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for consequently

consequently

adverb, sentence connector

as a result or effect; therefore; hence
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