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hɪərˈbaɪ, ˈhɪərˌbaɪhere·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hereby, herewithadverb

    (formal) by means of this

    "I hereby declare you man and wife"


  1. herebyadverb

    By this means, action or process.

    I hereby declare you husband and wife.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Herebyadverb

    By this.

    Etymology: here and by.

    In what estate the fathers rested, which were dead before, it is not hereby either one way or other determined. Richard Hooker.

    Hereby the Moors are not excluded by beauty, there being in this description no consideration of colours. Brown.

    The acquisition of truth is of infinite concernment: hereby we become acquainted with the nature of things. Isaac Watts.


  1. hereby

    Hereby is an adverb that means "by means of this document, statement, or declaration". It is used to refer to something that is being stated, enacted, or agreed upon in the present moment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Herebyadverb

    by means of this

  2. Herebyadverb

    close by; very near

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hereby in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hereby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hereby in a Sentence

  1. Lloyd Austin:

    Section 525 of the NDAA for FY 2023 requires me to rescind the mandate that members of the armed forces be vaccinated against Covid-19, issued in my August 24, 2021 memorandum … I hereby rescind that memorandum.

  2. Steve Little:

    I do hereby proclaim today, Saturday, September 8, 2018, that Bigfoot is the official animal of the city of Marion, North Carolina.

  3. Mahmoud Abbas:

    Peace and security will never be achieved unless there is an end to the Israeli occupation and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, i hereby call on you, Palestinian people wherever you are, to stand together, to close ranks and be alert, to be aware of the Israeli plots to undermine our national mission.

  4. Emperor Naruhito:

    I pledge hereby that I shall act according to the Constitution and fulfill my responsibility as the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people of Japan, while always wishing for the happiness of the people and the peace of the world, turning my thoughts to the people and standing by them, i sincerely hope that our country, through our people's wisdom and unceasing efforts, achieves further development and contributes to the friendship and peace of the international community and the welfare and prosperity of humankind.

  5. Keith Ellison:

    I hereby declare, officially, my support for ANTIFA, unless someone can prove to me ANTIFA is behind the burning of black and immigrant owned businesses in my ward, Ill keep focusing on stopping the white power terrorist THE ARE ACTUALLY ATTACKING US!

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    A bristly
    B motile
    C lank
    D splay

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