Definition of Thereby

1. Adverb. By that means or because of that. "He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth"

Definition of Thereby

1. adv. By that; by that means; in consequence of that.



Definition of Thereby

1. Adverb. (formal) By it, by that. ¹

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Definition of Thereby

1. by that means [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thereby

there you have it
thereabout
thereabouts
thereafter
thereagain
thereagainst
thereanent
therearound
thereas
thereat
thereatop
therebefore
therebeforn
therebetween
therebeyond
thereby (current term)
therefor
therefore
therefrom
therein
therein lies the rub
thereinafter
thereinbefore
thereinto
thereinunder
theremid
theremin
thereminist
thereminists
theremins

Literary usage of Thereby

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1. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (2001)
"This grave shall have a living monument ; An hour of quiet thereby shall we see ; Till then, in patience our proceeding be. [Exeunt. 285 SCENE II. ..."

2. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1843)
"... not only in its details, but in some of its principles; imposing prohibitory duties on a great variety of articles, thereby so far defeating itself, ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"In anguish and by dire constraint perforce Returning to Olympus, and thereby Bring a like ruin upon all in heaven ? For He would leave these armies then, ..."

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