English edit

Etymology edit

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.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ðɛəˈwɪθ/, /ðɛəˈwɪð/
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Adverb edit

therewith (not comparable)

  1. With this, that or those.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), London: [] Robert Barker, [], →OCLC, Philippians 4:11:
      I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content.
    • 1876, A concise law dictionary by Herbert Newman Mozley and George Crispe Whiteley, barrister at law:
      In untechnical language, we may describe letters of horning as the authority by which a person, directed by the decree of a court of justice to pay or perform anything, is ordered to comply therewith.
  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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Here-, there-, and where- words

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