- upon or on this.
- immediately following this.
Origin of hereupon
Related Words for hereuponshortly, forthwith, urgently, soon, promptly, directly, rapidly, instantly, now, eventually, hence, henceforth, ultimately, henceforward, hereupon, anon, away, instantaneously, pronto, summarily
Examples from the Web for hereupon
Historical Examples of hereupon
Hereupon I took the liberty to write to my father and mother.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
Hereupon, Mr. Godfrey asked if there was aught evil in the book.The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Hereupon ensued a process of thought in the mind of the knight.Maid Marian
Thomas Love Peacock
Hereupon he clapped his hand to the horse's flank and off went nag and rider.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
Hereupon the woman grew angry and struck at him with a cudgel.The Chinese Fairy Book
- following immediately after this; at this stage
- formal upon this thing, point, subject, etc