therein

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

there +‎ in

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈðeəɹˈɪn/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪn

AdverbEdit

therein (not comparable)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) in that; in him/her/it
    • (Can we date this quote by George Washington and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
    • 1883, Howard Pyle, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Chapter V
      "Ha," said Robin, "comest thou from Locksley Town? Well do I know that fair place for miles about, and well do I know each hedgerow and gentle pebbly stream, and even all the bright little fishes therein, for there I was born and bred. Now, where goest thou with thy meat, my fair friend?"

See alsoEdit

Here-, there-, and where- words

AnagramsEdit