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[th air-with, -with]
  1. with that.
  2. in addition to that.
  3. following upon that; thereupon.
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Origin of therewith

before 900; Middle English ther(e)with, Old English thǣrwith. See there, with
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Historical Examples

  • Therewith, spite of the wild dress, Dennet knew the eyes and the voice.

    The Armourer's Prentices

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Therewith she felt nearer to her poor than ever before, and it comforted her.

    Weighed and Wanting

    George MacDonald

  • But therewith her own mind was made up: if he but hesitated, that would be enough!

    Weighed and Wanting

    George MacDonald

  • The heart knoweth its own sorrows, and a stranger intermeddleth not therewith.

  • "I will follow your advice," he said, and I therewith returned to Florence.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

British Dictionary definitions for therewith



  1. formal with or in addition to that
  2. a less common word for thereupon (def. 1)
  3. archaic by means of or on account of that
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Word Origin and History for therewith

Old English þær wiþ; see there + with.

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