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[uh-kawr-ding-lee] /əˈkɔr dɪŋ li/
therefore; so; in due course.
in accordance; correspondingly.
Origin of accordingly
1400-50; Middle English; see according, -ly
1, 2. consequently, hence, thus. See therefore. Unabridged
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  • Unsupported contentions are considered unproven, and graded accordingly.
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  • Some refuges are seasonal so plan any visits accordingly.
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  • Males may have an ear for such bleats and time mating attempts accordingly.
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  • It finally, really happened, and the intonations of the media swelled accordingly.
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  • Because it is moving faster, the blade going forward creates more lift and wants to rise accordingly.
British Dictionary definitions for accordingly


in an appropriate manner; suitably
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Word Origin and History for accordingly

mid-14c., "in agreement with," from according + -ly (2). From mid-15c. as "properly; adequately;" meaning "in agreement with logic or expectation" is recorded 1680s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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