Definition of Therefore

1. Adverb. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result. "The witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"

Exact synonyms: Hence, So, Thence, Thus



2. Adverb. As a consequence. "He had good reason to be grateful for the opportunities which they had made available to him and which consequently led to the good position he now held"
Exact synonyms: Consequently
Partainyms: Consequent

Definition of Therefore

1. conj. & adv. For that or this reason, referring to something previously stated; for that.

Definition of Therefore

1. Adverb. (context: conjunctive) For that or this purpose, referring to something previously stated. ¹

2. Adverb. (context: conjunctive) Consequently, by or in consequence of that or this cause; referring to something previously stated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Therefore

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Therefore

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

Literary usage of Therefore

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"Chr. You are pretty near the business, for the bottom of all is, for want of a change in their mind and will.1 And therefore they are but like the felon ..."

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