A Dictionary of the English Language
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Acco'rdingly. adv. [from accord.] Agreeably, suitably, conformably.

Sirrah, thou'rt said to have a stubborn soul,
That apprehends no further than this world;
And squar'st thy life accordingly.
Shakesp. Measure for Meas.

As the actions of men are of sundry distinct kinds, so the laws thereof must accordingly be distinguished. Hooker, b. i.

Whoever is so assured of the authority and sense of scripture, as to believe the doctrine of it, and to live accordingly, shall be saved. Tillotson's Preface.

Mealy substances, fermented, turn sour. Accordingly, given to a weak child, they still retain their nature; for bread will give them the cholic. Arbuthnot on Aliments

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227) · Hooker, Richard (175) · Shakespeare's Measure for Measure (39) · Tillotson, John (68)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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