What does accordingly mean?

accordingly meaning in General Dictionary

Agreeably correspondingly suitably in a manner conformable

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  • relative to
  • (sentence connections) due to the explanation given
  • Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable.
  • In normal sequence; consequently; so.

accordingly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., "in arrangement with," from in accordance + -ly (2). From mid-15c. as "properly; properly;" indicating "in contract with reasoning or hope" is recorded 1680s.


accordingly meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a fashion conformable.

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  • (adv.) In all-natural sequence; consequently; so.

Sentence Examples with the word accordingly

A council of the army accordingly established itself in opposition to the parliament, and demanded on the 6th of April a justification and confirmation of former proceedings, to which the parliament replied by forbidding meetings of the army council without the permission of the protector, and insisting that all officers should take an oath not to disturb the proceedings in parliament.

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