adverb Also pur·su·ant·ly.
Origin of pursuant
Examples from the Web for pursuant
Contemporary Examples of pursuant
“The CIA has since paid out more than $1 million pursuant to the agreement,” the report notes.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built
December 12, 2014
Pursuant to the violent attack, sporadic conflicts have also been detected.Nobel Laureate's U.N. Letter Warns of Ethnic Unrest in Iran
April 20, 2011
Historical Examples of pursuant
Pursuant to the foregoing "call," a notable convention was held.
Pursuant to Solar Regulation 3, we have the right to enforce martial law.Exploiter's End
She passed into the hall, and Hildebrand, pursuant to her injunction, followed her in silence.Hildebrand
He was executed at Tyburn, pursuant to his sentence, on July 28th 1779.
Of course they had to be returned to the river, pursuant to law.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire
John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
Word Origin for pursuant
late 14c., from Old French poursuiant, porsivant, present participle of porsuir, porsivre "chase, pursue" (see pursue). Meaning "carrying out; following, according" is from 1690s.