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Pronunciation:  u'kordinglee

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  1. [adv]  (sentence connectors) because of the reason given; "consequently, he didn't do it"; "continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"
  2. [adv]  in accordance with; "she acted accordingly"

ACCORDINGLY is a 11 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: consequently



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ac*cord"ing*ly\, adv.
1. Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner

         Behold, and so proceed accordingly.   --Shak.

2. In natural sequence; consequently; so.

Syn: Consequently; therefore; wherefore; hence; so.

Usage: {Accordingly}, {Consequently}, indicate 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.

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