therewith

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

c. 1200, from Middle English therwith, from Old English þǣrwiþ (therewith, in return, in exchange, against), equivalent to there +‎ with. Cognate with Danish derved (therewith), Swedish därvid (therewith, thereby). Parallel with Dutch daarmee, German damit (therewith), though etymologically different. See also theremid.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðɛəˈwɪθ/, /ðɛəˈwɪð/
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AdverbEdit

therewith (not comparable)

  1. With this, that or those.
  2. In addition to that; besides, moreover.
  3. Thereupon, forthwith; with that being said or done.
    • 1869, Richard Blackmore, Lorna Doone, page 1:
      'I take the privilege, Mistress Ruth, of saluting you.' ...And therewith I bussed her well.

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See alsoEdit

Here-, there-, and where- words

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