Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

Etymologies

according +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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be aware of what ideology, people are currently professing and adjust the label accordingly to avoid becoming out of date.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!

  • 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

  • * 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

  • 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

  • The notion that the jihadists will refrain from torturing – and murdering – captured Americans if only we act accordingly is quaint, but nuts.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • The notion that the jihadists will refrain from torturing – and murdering – captured Americans if only we act accordingly is quaint, but nuts. ert Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • What he said – "If you say there's a date certain for withdrawal, your friends and enemies who will be in the region make accommodations accordingly," is 100% TRUE.

    McCain challenges Obama

  • If someone has bad motives, your ability to identify that and act accordingly is important.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Double Standard of Libertarian Paternalism

  • Recognizing that your policies are making you unpopular and risking your party's power for potentially a decade or more, and changing your policies accordingly is political compromise.

    SeeLight:

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