[ thair-fawr ]

  1. for or in exchange for that or this; for it: a refund therefor.

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Origin of therefor

First recorded in 1125–75, therefor is from the Middle English word therfor.See there, for

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/ (ˌðɛəˈfɔː) /

  1. archaic for this, that, or it: he will be richer therefor

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