What does Accordingly mean?

Definitions for Accordingly
əˈkɔr dɪŋ liac·cord·ing·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consequently, accordinglyadverb

    (sentence connectors) because of the reason given

    "consequently, he didn't do it"; "continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"

  2. accordinglyadverb

    in accordance with

    "she acted accordingly"


  1. accordinglyadverb

    Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable.

  2. accordinglyadverb

    In natural sequence; consequently; so.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Accordinglyadverb

    Agreeably, suitably, conformably.

    Etymology: from accord.

    Sirrah, thou’rt said to have a stubborn soul,
    That apprehends no further than this world;
    And squar’st thy life accordingly. William Shakespeare, Measure for Meas.

    As the actions of men are of sundry distinct kinds, so the laws thereof must accordingly be distinguished. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    Whoever is so assured of the authority and sense of scripture, as to believe the doctrine of it, and to live accordingly, shall be saved. John Tillotson, Preface.

    Mealy substances, fermented, turn sour. Accordingly, given to a weak child, they still retain their nature; for bread will give them the cholic. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accordinglyadverb

    agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable

  2. Accordinglyadverb

    in natural sequence; consequently; so

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Accordingly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3977

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Accordingly' in Adverbs Frequency: #276

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Accordingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Accordingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Accordingly in a Sentence

  1. The Texas Supreme Court:

    Accordingly, and as a simple matter of fact and record, the state is not party to the case.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    Use no hurtful deceit think innocently and justly and if you speak, speak accordingly.

  3. Stefan Jacoby:

    We could not ramp up Spin production to boost the volume as we had expected ... although the product was really good, the logistics chain of the Spin was too complex; we had low volume so we could not localize the car accordingly, and from the cost point of view we were just not competitive.

  4. Corra Harris:

    The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.

  5. Huawei Canada:

    From the start, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has been confident in Ms. Meng's innocence and has trusted the Canadian judicial system, accordingly, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has been supporting Ms. Meng's pursuit of justice and freedom. We continue to do so today.

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