Definition of accordingly in English:

accordingly

Line breaks: ac¦cord|ing¦ly
Pronunciation: /əˈkɔːdɪŋli
 
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adverb

  • 2 [sentence adverb] As a result; therefore: there was no breach of the rules; accordingly, there will be no disciplinary inquiry
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    • The rules of land law were accordingly altered in order to facilitate this process.
    • Intention is not capable of positive proof, and, accordingly, it is inferred from the overt acts.
    • The tenant for life of settled land holds the legal estate and accordingly has the right to occupy the property.
    Synonyms
    therefore, for that reason, consequently, so, as a result, as a consequence, in consequence, hence, thus, then, that being so, that being the case, on that account; Latin ergo
    formal whence
    archaic wherefore, thence

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