accordingly

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adverb ac·cord·ing·ly \ ə-ˈkȯr-diŋ-lē \

Definition of accordingly

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

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Origin and Etymology of accordingly

Middle English, from acordyng "agreeing" (from present participle of accorden "to 1accord") + -ly 2-ly

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ACCORDINGLY Defined for English Language Learners

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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 :in the necessary way :in the way called for
  • Knowing my limits, I ran accordingly.
2 :as a result :consequently, so
  • He needs to lose weight. Accordingly, he's changing his habits.


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