- in or into this place.
- in this fact, circumstance, etc.; in view of this.
Origin of herein
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Examples from the Web for herein
Herein lies the great dilemma then for the advocates of amnesty.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty
November 21, 2014
Herein lies the paradigm shift to a just and sustainable peace and an integration of Israel into the region.It's Time to Think Creatively About Getting Settlers on the Side of Peace
October 18, 2013
Just the opposite, they want to strengthen Torah…and herein lies the great danger.Who’s Afraid Of Ruth Calderon?
February 14, 2013
But herein—so according to one rose-colored surmise from Mad Men—lies the problem with my fantasy—it was just a fantasy.The Mad Men Finishing School
August 11, 2009
He had not been outspoken, it is true, and herein lay one of the dangers.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
But the time for his next move was not yet; and herein was the real man.The Law-Breakers
Herein he produces one of the “three agreements that ought to be in a song,” viz.Y Gododin
Ere I could pursue the question some one knocked at the door, and in answer to our herein!The First Violin
Herein is seen the true cleverness of a man, and also his nothingness and want of manhood.Theaetetus
- formal in or into this place, thing, document, etc
- rare in this respect, circumstance, etc
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Word Origin and History for herein
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