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Princeton's WordNet

  1. therein, in this, in thatadverb

    (formal) in or into that thing or place

    "they can read therein what our plans are"


  1. thereinadverb

    in that; in him/her/it

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thereinadverb

    In that; in this.

    Etymology: there and in.

    Therein our letters do not well agree. William Shakespeare.

    The matter is of that nature, that I find myself unable to serve you therein as you desire. Francis Bacon.

    All the earth
    To thee, and to thy race, I give: as lords
    Possess it, and all things that therein live. John Milton.

    After having well examined them, we shall therein find many charms. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.


  1. therein

    "Therein" is an adverb that is formally used in written English. It means 'in or into that thing or place'. It is often used to refer to something that has already been mentioned or is being talked about in a context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thereinadverb

    in that or this place, time, or thing; in that particular or respect

Anagrams for therein »

  1. neither

  2. enherit

  3. etherin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of therein in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of therein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of therein in a Sentence

  1. Goa Kerle:

    There is nothing as despicable as a lie that has reached the apex therein as to be universally viewed as the truth.

  2. Helen Keller:

    Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content.

  3. Rooma Mehra:

    It's astonishing that God's sunsets are often better than his sunrises. Maybe therein lies the truth of life. Age spells humility. Humility wins over ego always..and maybe that will make our sunsets so much better than our sunrises. Nature is so beautifully balanced..and we are part of nature. Just a small part of the whole..

  4. Denise Campbell Mays:

    Keep your eyes fixed on God. The very moment you look elsewhere, therein awaits a wealth of confusion.

  5. The IRL:

    In the interests of avoiding unnecessary welfare, legal and reputational risk to International Rugby League competitions, and those competing therein, The IRL believes there is a requirement and responsibility to further consult and complete additional research before finalizing its policy.

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