hereby

adverb
here·​by | \ hir-ˈbī How to pronounce hereby (audio) , ˈhir-ˌbī \

Definition of hereby

: by this means

Examples of hereby in a Sentence

I hereby declare the Olympic Games officially open. The sum will hereby be charged to your account. The parties to the lawsuit hereby agree to settle the matter out of court.
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Recent Examples on the Web Readers are hereby informed that all dwellings listed herein are available on an equal opportunity basis. Star Tribune, "Equal Housing," 16 Apr. 2015 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, "Trump to establish National Garden of American Heroes," 3 July 2020

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First Known Use of hereby

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Hereby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hereby. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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hereby

adverb
How to pronounce hereby (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of hereby

formal : by means of this act, these words, this document, etc.

hereby

adverb
here·​by | \ hir-ˈbī How to pronounce hereby (audio) \

Kids Definition of hereby

: by means of this You are hereby warned.

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