accordingly

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adverb ac·cord·ing·ly \ə-ˈkȯr-diŋ-lē\

Definition of accordingly

  1. 1 :  in accordance :  correspondingly <Read the instructions and act accordingly.>

  2. 2 :  consequently, so <was delayed and accordingly arrived late>

Examples of accordingly in a sentence

  1. He knew his limitations and acted accordingly.

  2. She is considered a manager and is paid accordingly.

  3. The car is made with the best materials and is priced accordingly.

Origin and Etymology of accordingly

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First Known Use: 15th century



ACCORDINGLY Defined for English Language Learners

accordingly

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adverb ac·cord·ing·ly \ə-ˈkȯr-diŋ-lē\

Definition of accordingly for English Language Learners

  • : in a proper or appropriate way : in a way that suits the facts, needs, or requirements of a situation

  • : as a result


ACCORDINGLY Defined for Kids

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adverb ac·cord·ing·ly \ə-ˈkȯr-diŋ-lē\

Definition of accordingly for Students

  1. 1 :  in the necessary way :  in the way called for <Knowing my limits, I ran accordingly.>

  2. 2 :  as a result :  consequently, so <He needs to lose weight. Accordingly, he's changing his habits.>



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