Definition of accordingly in English:

accordingly

adverb

  • 1In a way that is appropriate to the particular circumstances.

    ‘we have to discover what his plans are and act accordingly’
    • ‘The more perceptive members of the group will be able to detect there's something wrong and act accordingly.’
    • ‘Thus, the manager is able to size up the situation instantly and act accordingly.’
    • ‘To avoid more slippage in regard to the time schedule, we would like to urge you to act accordingly.’
    • ‘The suppliants, as we shall see later on, drew their own conclusions and acted accordingly.’
    • ‘They will act accordingly, not wanting to damage their chances of an exclusive in the future.’
    • ‘Small wonder young people see violence as a normal part of life and act accordingly.’
    • ‘A good manager must be aware of such performance poopers and act accordingly when selecting his line up.’
    • ‘Slaves are viewed by their owners as property, and are bought and sold accordingly.’
    • ‘We found that once properties were priced accordingly for their market, they sold very well.’
    • ‘Similar reductions are made on larger loads which are weighed and priced accordingly.’
    • ‘The Court of Appeal held that the former was the correct approach and decided the case accordingly.’
    • ‘It's a different culture these days and everyone has to be aware, minimise risks and adapt accordingly.’
    • ‘The next step is determining the severity of the disaster and responding accordingly.’
    • ‘If anyone has any interest in keeping Meadowcroft home open, then vote accordingly at the next election.’
    • ‘It's up to us to separate the nonsense from the sense and act accordingly.’
    • ‘You will be given the chance to correct your ways and progress in the afterlife accordingly.’
    • ‘It would have been much more responsible of them had they accepted this and acted accordingly.’
    • ‘The basic message is that all fleet managers need to evaluate their own circumstances and act accordingly.’
    • ‘I hope therefore that she will accept my opinion that she made a mistake and act accordingly.’
    • ‘Certainly, readers will be less interested and editors will act accordingly.’
    appropriately, correspondingly, suitably, fitly, duly, consistently, properly, correctly
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  • 2[sentence adverb] As a result; therefore.

    ‘there was no breach of the rules; accordingly, there will be no disciplinary inquiry’
    • ‘Windermere had the advantage in the first half and accordingly were able to keep Blackpool under pressure.’
    • ‘So, well done to Gary who ended the month with a massive lead and is accordingly crowned Bloghunt Champion.’
    • ‘She is a fascinating character, has learned from her experiences and accordingly lives life to the full.’
    • ‘Intention is not capable of positive proof, and, accordingly, it is inferred from the overt acts.’
    • ‘The university is accordingly trying to catalogue some of the great smells of Europe.’
    • ‘At major ports we handle it on berths which are kilometres away from the population and accordingly there is no risk.’
    • ‘The rules of land law were accordingly altered in order to facilitate this process.’
    • ‘The tenant for life of settled land holds the legal estate and accordingly has the right to occupy the property.’
    therefore, for that reason, consequently, so, as a result, as a consequence, in consequence, hence, thus, then, that being so, that being the case, on that account
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Pronunciation:

accordingly

/əˈkɔːdɪŋli/