consequently

adverb con·se·quent·ly \ ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkwent-lē , -si-kwənt- \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of consequently

: as a result : in view of the foregoing : accordingly
  • The words are often confused and are consequently misused.

Examples of consequently in a Sentence

  1. taxes were lowered, and consequently complaints were fewer

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CONSEQUENTLY Defined for Kids

consequently

adverb con·se·quent·ly \ ˈkän-sə-ˌkwent-lē \

Definition of consequently for Students

: as a result
  • She missed the bus and consequently was late.


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