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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. Chancellor Kelli Brown:

    Justifiable calls for action can be heard from across our campus community today. Rest assured, the University is taking active steps to address these particular incidents consistent with our University processes and policies ; however, we can not disclose specific actions taken against a specific student( s). With that in mind, our inability to communicate specific actions should not be construed as inaction. Western Carolina University takes seriously the effect that these videos have had on the campus community and will act accordingly.

  2. Henrik Stenson:

    I think the margins are very slim on quite a few of the shots, you can hit something that most other weeks would be a good birdie chances, it takes a hop and you're in the water scrambling for par or bogey. On certain holes, it's pushed a little bit. We know that's the case, so you come out here and try to make a game play accordingly and avoid problems as much as you can.

  3. The Texas Supreme Court:

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

  4. Bernadette Meehan:

    As a matter of long-standing practice and principle, we do not see heads of state or candidates in close proximity to their elections, so as to avoid the appearance of influencing a democratic election in a foreign country, accordingly, the president will not be meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu because of the proximity to the Israeli election, which is just two weeks after his planned address to the U.S. Congress.

  5. Melba Acosta:

    Given this, the restructuring proposal is being adjusted accordingly.

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