according to one's lights
Definition of according to one's lights
: 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to grant or give especially as appropriate, due, or earned
: to bring into agreement : reconcile
: to be consistent or in harmony : agree
: agreement, conformity
: a formal reaching of agreement : compact, treaty
: voluntary or spontaneous impulse to act
: the lungs especially of a slaughtered animal
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