What does thereby mean?

Definitions for thereby
ˌðɛərˈbaɪ, ˈðɛərˌbaɪthere·by

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thereby(adverb)

    by that means or because of that

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


  1. thereby(Adverb)

    By that.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thereby(adverb)

    by that; by that means; in consequence of that

  2. Thereby(adverb)

    annexed to that

  3. Thereby(adverb)

    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

How to pronounce thereby?

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How to say thereby in sign language?

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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. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    Not a few who meant to drive out their demons went thereby into the swine themselves.

  2. Hebrews 132 Bible:

    Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

  3. Meister Eckhart:

    If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.

  4. Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt:

    We feel certain now that it was a politically motivated attack, and thereby it was a terrorist attack.

  5. Sir Walter Besant:

    A man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

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