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Meaning of PURSUANT

Pronunciation:  pur'syoount

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pur*su"ant\, a. [From {Pursue}: cf. OE. poursuiant.
    Cf. {Pursuivant}.]
    Acting in consequence or in prosecution (of anything); hence,
    agreeable; conformable; following; according; -- with to or
    of.
    
          The conclusion which I draw from these premises,
          pursuant to the query laid down, is, etc. --Waterland.
    
    
  2. \Pur*su"ant\, Pursuantly \Pur*su"ant*ly\, adv.
    Agreeably; conformably.
    
    
 

 

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