• synonyms


[th air-too]
  1. to that place, thing, etc.
  2. to that matter, circumstance, etc.
Show More
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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
Show More
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.

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper