Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In accordance; correspondingly.
  • adverb So; consequently.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Agreeably; suitably; in a manner conformable: as, those who live in faith and good works will be rewarded accordingly.
  • In assent or compliance; acquiescently.
  • Synonyms Therefore, Wherefore, Accordingly, etc. See therefore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable.
  • adverb In natural sequence; consequently; so.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb manner Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable.
  • adverb conjunctive In natural sequence; consequently; so.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in accordance with
  • adverb (sentence connectors) because of the reason given

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

according +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Possibly books written before Severin's reconstruction would have assumed that leather boats couldn't work, whereas Eskimo skin kayaks were demonstrably still in use, and used the term accordingly?

    The Brendan Voyage, by Tim Severin. Book review

  • Not only that, once done, people need to constantly be aware of what ideology, people are currently professing and adjust the label accordingly to avoid becoming out of date.

    I the nationalist; you the terrorist!

  • * Rewrite your main conversion pages first and figure out a gradual strategy, and then tweak the title accordingly for maximum power.

    Search Engine Roundtable

  • It's also a bit condescending; my paternal grandmother is from Arkansas and never finished eighth grade, but just because she pronounces "they" with something akin to a "D" at the beginning doesn't mean she'd spell the word accordingly.

    Angela Flournoy: On Dialect, Dialogue and Good Books

  • It's also a bit condescending; my paternal grandmother is from Arkansas and never finished eighth grade, but just because she pronounces "they" with something akin to a "D" at the beginning doesn't mean she'd spell the word accordingly.

    Angela Flournoy: On Dialect, Dialogue and Good Books

  • It's also a bit condescending; my paternal grandmother is from Arkansas and never finished eighth grade, but just because she pronounces "they" with something akin to a "D" at the beginning doesn't mean she'd spell the word accordingly.

    Angela Flournoy: On Dialect, Dialogue and Good Books

  • It's also a bit condescending; my paternal grandmother is from Arkansas and never finished eighth grade, but just because she pronounces "they" with something akin to a "D" at the beginning doesn't mean she'd spell the word accordingly.

    Angela Flournoy: On Dialect, Dialogue and Good Books

  • It's also a bit condescending; my paternal grandmother is from Arkansas and never finished eighth grade, but just because she pronounces "they" with something akin to a "D" at the beginning doesn't mean she'd spell the word accordingly.

    Angela Flournoy: On Dialect, Dialogue and Good Books

  • It's also a bit condescending; my paternal grandmother is from Arkansas and never finished eighth grade, but just because she pronounces "they" with something akin to a "D" at the beginning doesn't mean she'd spell the word accordingly.

    Angela Flournoy: On Dialect, Dialogue and Good Books

  • And the Lord will in the end give them hearts everywhere to make use of this title accordingly, and not to wander on the mountains, forgetting their resting-place.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

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