Definitions of accordingly

  1. (sentence connectors) because of the reason given; "consequently, he didn't do it"; "continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. In natural sequence; consequently; so. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. In agreement with; consequently; agreeably; as, he believed he was right and acted accordingly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. In agreement (with what precedes). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Consequently; conformably. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Suitably; consequently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for accordingly

  1. Rollo's father accordingly arose, and came to the closet door. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  2. Since they don't want Dordrecht, let us go there; and there we go accordingly – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill