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Definitions for thereto
ˌðɛərˈtu; ˌðɛərˈʌn tu, -ʌnˈtuther·e·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thereto, to it, to thatadverb

    to that

    "with all the appurtenances fitting thereto"


  1. theretoadverb

    To that.

    I require the operating manual thereto.

  2. theretoadverb

    To it.

    A man who allows wild passion to arise within, himself burns his heart, then after burning adds the wind that thereto which ignites the fire again, or not, as the case may be. uE000133716uE001Jack Kerouac

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thereto, Thereuntoadverb

    To that.

    Etymology: there and to, or unto.

    Is it in regard then of sermons only, that apprehending the gospel of Christ we yield thereunto our unfeigned assent as to a thing infallibly true. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    This sort of base people doth not for the most part rebel of themselves, having no heart thereunto, but are by force drawn by the grand rebels into their action. Edmund Spenser, on Ireland.

    Next thereunto did grow a goodly tree. Fairy Queen.

    That whereby we reason, live and be
    Within ourselves we strangers are thereto. Davies.

    A larger form of speech were safer than that which punctually prefixeth a constant day thereto. Brown.

    What might his force have done, being brought thereto,
    When that already gave so much to do? Daniel.

    That it is the appointment of God, might be argument enough to persuade us thereunto. John Tillotson, Sermons.


  1. thereto

    Thereto is an adverb that refers to something previously mentioned or indicated in a text or conversation. It means "to that" or "to it" and is typically used in formal, legal, or literary context. In essence, it's a way to say "in relation to that" or "concerning that."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Theretoadverb

    to that or this

  2. Theretoadverb

    besides; moreover

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereto in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thereto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of thereto in a Sentence

  1. James Madison:

    [In the case of] dangerous exercise of other powers, not granted by the said compact, the states, who are parties thereto, have the right, and are duty bound, to interpose for arresting the progress of the evil.

  2. Hesiod:

    Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.

  3. Salvador Panelo:

    The public can rest assured that there is nothing to worry as regards the physical health and condition of the president as he gives serious priority thereto in actively serving our country.

  4. Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics:

    The mind has greater power over the emotions, and is less subject thereto, insofar as it understands all things to be necessary.

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