Complete Definition of "accordingly"

English

Etymology
Derivative of accord

Pronunciation
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Adverb
accordingly

  1. agreeably|Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable.

#:Quotations
#:*We may the number of ships behold, and so proceed accordingly. - Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, III-ix

  1. In natural sequence; consequently; so.

Synonyms
consequently|Consequently; therefore; wherefore; hence; so.
Consequently, indicates a connection between two things, the latter of which is done on account of the former.
Accordingly marks the connection as one of simple accordance or congruity, leading naturally to the result which followed; as, he was absent when I called, and I accordingly left my card; our preparations were all finished, and we accordingly set sail. Consequently all finished, and we accordingly set sail.
Consequently marks a closer connection, that of logical or causal sequence; as, the papers were not ready, and consequently could not be signed.

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Synonyms)
trans-top|Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable
Finnish: sen mukaisesti
German: dementsprechend
trans-mid
Portuguese: correspondentemente
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trans-top|In natural sequence; consequently; so
Finnish: niinpä, siispä
German: logischerweise
trans-mid
Portuguese: conseqüentemente
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ttbc|French: en conséquence
ttbc|Interlingua: in consequentia
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ttbc|Italian: di conseguenza, in conformità a, conformemente
ttbc|Portuguese: conformemente
ttbc|Spanish: por consiguiente

Category:English conjunctive adverbs

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