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    Definition of thereby in English Dictionary

  • AdverbPREthe-
    1. (formal) By it, by that.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • That such weight and influence be put thereby into the hands of the squiralty of my kingdom. — Sterne.
        • Especially ITC show antimicrobial [ 6 , 7 ] and antinematicidal [ 8 , 9 ] activities, thereby being promising biofumigants.
        • Over preparation transports bacteria and infected tissue into the periapex, thereby compromising healing and regeneration of periapical tissues [10 ].
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Pronominal adverbs
        • Prepositions
          • Pronominal adverbs
          • Pronouns
            • Pronominal adverbs

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en whereby
          2. en hereby
          3. en there's
          4. en thereof
          5. en therein
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of thereby for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "thereby" is an adverb, more specifically, a pronominal adverb. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a pronominal adverb. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, a pronominal adverb.
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