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[th air-too]
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  1. to that place, thing, etc.
  2. to that matter, circumstance, etc.
Also there·un·to [th air-uhn-too, th air-uhn-too] /ˌðɛər ʌnˈtu, ˌðɛərˈʌn tu/.

Origin of thereto

before 900; Middle English therto, Old English thǣrtō. See there, to
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Examples from the Web for thereto

Historical Examples

  • "'Twas thou didst invite me thereto," murmured Sasportas, smiling.

    Dreamers of the Ghetto

    I. Zangwill

  • He that would no evil do, must do nought that's like thereto.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • Though we dined at eleven, it still wanted two good hours thereto.

    Yr Ynys Unyg

    Julia de Winton

  • See you, his good will thereto is reckoned as though he had done the thing.

    The King's Daughters

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Brother, bring a seat, and thereto what cheer ye have, withal.

British Dictionary definitions for thereto


  1. formal to that or itthe form attached thereto
  2. obsolete in addition to that
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for thereto


Old English þærto; see there + to.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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