Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • According; agreeably: with to.
  • Done in consequence of or in the prosecution of something.
  • noun A pursuivant.

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

  • adjective Acting in consequence or in prosecution (of anything); hence, agreeable; conformable; following; according; -- with to or of.
  • adverb Agreeably; conformably.

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

  • adjective in conformance to, or in agreement with
  • adverb accordingly, consequently

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

  • adjective (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Anglo-Norman pursuant, present participle of pursuer

Examples

Comments

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  • I find myself using this word a lot lately - is it a legal term?

    August 3, 2007

  • I have only seen this word used on legal documents - mine!

    It makes me feel uncomfortable - to say the least - but then virtually ALL legal jargon makes me feel the same.

    June 23, 2009