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[th air-uhv, -ov] /ˌðɛərˈʌv, -ˈɒv/
of that or it.
from or out of that origin or cause.
Origin of thereof
before 1000; Middle English therof, Old English thǣrof. See there, of1 Unabridged
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  • Let him set sail: this is the sum: thereof be thou our messenger.'

  • The bread of the needy is their life; he that defraudeth them thereof is a man of blood.

    Las Casas Alice J. Knight
  • However, not to leave you disconsolate, I will tell you some thereof.

  • You may safely make the peasants a present thereof, as it will be mostly filled by them.

    The Day of Wrath Maurus Jkai
  • If his friends should ever hear of her, they could not inform him thereof, as no one knew where he was.

    Alonzo and Melissa Daniel Jackson, Jr.
  • Yet true it is also that I repent me thereof, and ask thy pardon.

  • And thereof had they also great marvel, that some of them thought it was an impossibility.

British Dictionary definitions for thereof


adverb (formal)
of or concerning that or it
from or because of that
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Word Origin and History for thereof

Old English þær of; see there + of.

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