- in consequence of that; as a result; consequently: I think; therefore I am.
Origin of therefore
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Related Words for thereforeso, accordingly, thus, then, hence, consequently, thence, ergo, for, since, thereupon, wherefore, whence, therefrom
Examples from the Web for therefore
Contemporary Examples of therefore
Therefore, it is not possible for any F-35 schedule to include a video data link or infrared pointer at this point.Pentagon Misfires in Stealth Jet Scandal
January 8, 2015
It's cheesy and ludicrous and, therefore, delightful; it's the reading equivalent of hate-watching.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits
January 7, 2015
Therefore, some Democrats are under pressure to take policy actions their union allies oppose.How Public Sector Unions Divide the Democrats
December 29, 2014
Therefore, we should—you guessed it—develop the Canadian tar sands and build the Keystone pipeline.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline
December 28, 2014
This may be the case—but it is not remotely plausible evidence that this attack was therefore orchestrated by North Korea.No, North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony
December 24, 2014
Historical Examples of therefore
The searchers, therefore, were directed to beat up the near-by country.
More than a bare recital of the wretched facts, therefore, is not seemly.
As a foil to his austerity, therefore, she would be audaciously gay in his presence.
Nevertheless, I have many things to thank him for, and therefore he deserves praise.Explorations in Australia
From that time, therefore, Captain Rushton was known as Mr. Smith.Brave and Bold
- thus; hence: used to mark an inference on the speaker's partthose people have their umbrellas up: therefore, it must be raining
- consequently; as a resultthey heard the warning on the radio and therefore took another route