according to one's lights

idiom

Definition of according to one's lights

formal
: according to one's idea of what is right You know my views on the matter; but of course you must act according to your (own) lights.

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“According to one's lights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/according%20to%20one%27s%20lights. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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