EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • Pronominal adverb formed by here and to

PronunciationEdit

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˌhɪɹˈtuː/
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AdverbEdit

hereto (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) to here, to this
    • 1697, Daniel Defoe, An Essay upon Projects:
      I, A. B., do solemnly swear and attest that the account hereto annexed is true and right...
  2. (archaic) yet, so far
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Coriolanus:
      Which the rather / We shall be bless'd to do, if he remember / A kinder value of the people than / He hath hereto priz'd them at.
    • 1861, Anthony Trollope, Framley Parsonage:
      Lords had not been frequent among her acquaintance hereto.
    • c. 1980, Yusuf Islam (aka Cat Stevens), How I Came to Islam
      I realized that everything belongs to God, that slumber does not overtake Him. He created everything. At this point I began to lose the pride in me, because hereto I had thought the reason I was here was because of my own greatness.
  3. (archaic) regarding this subject

Usage notesEdit

  • In current English, hereto is extremely formal and used mostly in legal contexts.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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See alsoEdit

Here-, there-, and where- words

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

hereto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of heretar

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

hērētō

  1. second-person singular future active imperative of hēreō
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of hēreō