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ˌðɛərˈʌv, -ˈɒvther·e·of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thereofadverb

    of or concerning this or that

    "a problem and the solution thereof"

  2. thence, therefrom, thereofadverb

    from that circumstance or source

    "atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible"- W.V.Quine; "a natural conclusion follows thence"; "public interest and a policy deriving therefrom"; "typhus fever results therefrom"


  1. thereofadverb

    of this, that or it

  2. thereofadverb

    from that circumstance or origin; therefrom, thence

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thereofadverb

    Of that; of this.

    Etymology: there and of.

    Considering how the case doth stand with this present age, full of tongue and weak of brain, behold we yield to the stream thereof. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    ’Tis vain to think that lasting which must end;
    And when ’tis past, not any part remains
    Thereof, but the reward which virtue gains. John Denham.

    I shall begin with Greece, where my observations shall be confined to Athens, though several instances might be brought from other states thereof. Jonathan Swift.


  1. thereof

    "Thereof" is an adverb which is old-fashioned or used legally, referring to something previously mentioned in the text or conversation. It means "from that" or "of that", implying a relationship, possession, derivation, or origin from something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thereofadverb

    of that or this

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereof in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereof in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of thereof in a Sentence

  1. Jen Satterly:

    Sleep — and a lack of thereof — is such a huge issue in this community, and it really affects everything, unfortunately, for our special operators, they work in reverse cycle — so they've trained their whole lives to work at night.

  2. Katherine Mansfield:

    By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun.

  3. Thomas Arnold:

    The ideas of mourning, loss, tragedy, social justice, and larger responsibilities to a neighbor -- which the world religious tradition have gradually developed resources to accommodate, reflect upon, and offer rich re-framings thereof -- are largely dispensed with in the AI as religion evocations.

  4. Vincent Van Gogh:

    Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof

  5. James Krauseneck:

    DNA, fingerprints -- or the lack thereof -- can speak volumes, you would expect DNA evidence to be in that home. He lived there. What we did not find was any DNA that belonged to anybody else that was in that home. I think that speaks volumes.

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