- at that place or time; there: Seeing the gate, they entered thereat.
- because of that; thereupon.
Origin of thereat
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Examples from the Web for thereat
Thereat the Jew drew his cloak around him, and quickened his pace.Leila, Complete
Thereat she wheeled round and faced me, a blaze of fury in her grey eyes.The Suitors of Yvonne
Thereat all the court had much marvel from whence came all that gear.Stories of King Arthur and His Knights
U. Waldo Cutler
Thereat there had been a general raising of heads all over the place.From Place to Place
Irvin S. Cobb
Thereat all laughed who were within earshot, and were merry.Child Christopher
- at that point or time
- for that reason
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