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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accordingly  \Ac*cord"ing*ly\,  adv 
  1.  Agreeably;  correspondingly;  suitably;  in  a  manner 
  conformable. 
 
  Behold,  and  so  proceed  accordingly.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  In  natural  sequence;  consequently;  so 
 
  Syn:  Consequently;  therefore;  wherefore;  hence  so 
 
  Usage:  {Accordingly},  {Consequently},  indicate  a  connection 
  between  two  things  the  latter  of  which  is  done  on 
  account  of  the  former.  Accordingly  marks  the 
  connection  as  one  of  simple  accordance  or  congruity, 
  leading  naturally  to  the  result  which  followed;  as  he 
  was  absent  when  I  called  and  I  accordingly  left  my 
  card;  our  preparations  were  all  finished,  and  we 
  accordingly  set  sail.  Consequently  all  finished,  and 
  we  accordingly  set  sail.  Consequently  marks  a  closer 
  connection,  that  of  logical  or  causal  sequence;  as 
  the  papers  were  not  ready,  and  consequently  could  not 
  be  signed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accordingly 
  adv  1:  (sentence  connectors)  because  of  the  reason  given 
  "consequently,  he  didn't  do  it";  "continued  to  have 
  severe  headaches  and  accordingly  returned  to  the 
  doctor"  [syn:  {consequently}] 
  2:  in  accordance  with  "she  acted  accordingly" 




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