MORE ABOUT THEREUNTO
What does thereunto mean?
Thereunto is a less common way of saying thereto, meaning to the thing that was just mentioned, as in Please fill out your personal profile and answer all questions pertaining thereunto (translation: Please fill out your personal profile and answer all questions pertaining to it).
Unto can be used in many of the same ways as the preposition to.
Both terms are formal and are typically used in legal language.
Example: My paper will discuss these topics and other issues relating thereunto.
Where does thereunto come from?
The word thereunto has been used since at least the 1400s.
There are many similar words based on the combination of the word there and a preposition, each of which has a different meaning, including thereabout, thereabouts, thereafter, thereby, therefor, therefore, therefrom, therein, thereinafter, thereinto, thereof, thereon, theretofore, thereunder, thereupon, therewith, and therewithal.
Other words are constructed in similar ways, such as whereunto, which is a less common way of saying whereto, meaning “to which,” as in the question whereunto I was referring (translation: the question to which I was referring or the question I was referring to).
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How is thereunto used in real life?
Thereunto is formal. It is much less commonly used than thereto, which usually means the same thing and is typically used in legal language.
wondering what kinds of rights and privileges thereunto pertaining come w/ being "mayor" of someplace via foursquare.
— Frank X. Shaw (@fxshaw) December 18, 2009
My mom just said “If anyone uses that phrase they should be pushed into a mud puddle or any other body of water thereunto appertaining!”
— Jimmy Bernot PhD 🦐🪱🏳️🌈 (@JimmyBernot) February 12, 2021
I cannot believe that I have to state this (again): if you do not know Donna Summer, and do a daily devotional thereunto, you are stripped of all privileges as a drag queen infinity. #DragRace
— Eric Diesel (@ericdiesel) February 6, 2021
Try using thereunto!
Is thereunto used correctly in the following sentence?
All subjects of the crown must pledge their loyalty thereunto.
How to use thereto in a sentence
Together with all the tenements and appurtenances thereunto belonging.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Above his bowed head there was a board proclaiming that Queen Anne's Farm, and all belonging thereunto, was for sale.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
Now Gouvernail was not at that time at Tintagel, nor did he return thereunto until all this affair was over and done.
Whereupon she smote her hands very violently together crying out: "All ye who have lost your proper shapes, return thereunto."
Upon which he was very urgent for her to go into the garden, and used many entreaties thereunto.Constance Sherwood|Lady Georgiana Fullerton