- by this, or the present, declaration, action, document, etc.; by means of this; as a result of this: I hereby resign as president of the class.
- Obsolete. nearby.
Origin of hereby
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Examples from the Web for hereby
All interested parties are hereby invited to dance on his grave.Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero
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Unless I disagree with you, then I hereby disinvite you from all that fullest-life-living-unknown-embracing-growing stuff.Class of 2014, Prepare to Be Powerless
May 24, 2014
I hereby call on all Republicans involved in any voter suppression efforts to cease and desist immediately.Four Things Reince Priebus Could Say That Would Matter
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I hereby present Deepak Chopra the Award for Innovation in Humblebragging.12 Best Humblebrag Tweets: Harris Wittels on Lena Dunham, George Clooney & More
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These seven steps should hereby be referred to as the Letterman Approach.Weiner Should’ve Taken the Letterman Approach
June 13, 2011
You are hereby cautioned that anything you say may be used against you.Within the Law
By the seventh article the United States solemnly guaranty to the Cherokee nation all their lands not hereby ceded.
Not one of you has any right in this palace, and I hereby order you out.'John Gayther's Garden and the Stories Told Therein
Frank R. Stockton
What a light was hereby thrown upon every controversy in the Church!Apologia Pro Vita Sua
John Henry Cardinal Newman
I do hereby, declare My Slave Bob, to be forever free from and after this date.
- (used in official statements, proclamations, etc) by means of or as a result of this
- archaic nearby
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Word Origin and History for hereby
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