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ˌðɛərˈbaɪ, ˈðɛərˌbaɪthere·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. therebyadverb

    by that means or because of that

    "He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth"


  1. therebyadverb

    By that.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Therebyadverb

    by that; by that means; in consequence of that

  2. Therebyadverb

    annexed to that

  3. Therebyadverb

    thereabout; -- said of place, number, etc

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thereby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3559

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thereby' in Adverbs Frequency: #258

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereby in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of thereby in a Sentence

  1. The Torch:

    All fire safety systems functioned effectively during the incident thereby restricting fire damage to the exterior of the building.

  2. Prashant Agarwal:

    Keeping yourself in constant progression cultivates your interest and passion, which thereby keeps you motivated and as a resultant, you work hard towards your desire. Though the real challenge is of keeping yourself motivated, which is truly judged when you face harsh times when you feel depressed and the results of your actions are unfavorable towards your desire. But if you endure such situation and manage to retain being motivated during such times then you come out to become more strong and valiant then ever before.

  3. Katie Hood:

    We're trying to sort of make this very clear, that every kid has a stake in solving this problem. Every kid has a stake in working for change and thereby make it easier for people to do so.

  4. Tim Kaine:

    I think there is a need for some accountability and some consequences and I think many Republicans, if you look at the words they've used about what happened on Jan. 6 and the President's role in it, they've essentially stated that, so if we could do something like this and have it be bipartisan and thereby potentially avoid the trial, I think that would be beneficial but we're not there yet.

  5. Aldous Huxley:

    My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.

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    an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    • A. aspiration
    • B. permutation
    • C. investigating
    • D. deterioration

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