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adverb here·by \hir-ˈbī, ˈhir-ˌbī\

Definition of hereby

  1. :  by this means

Examples of hereby in a Sentence

  1. I hereby declare the Olympic Games officially open.

  2. The sum will hereby be charged to your account.

  3. The parties to the lawsuit hereby agree to settle the matter out of court.

First Known Use of hereby

13th century


HEREBY Defined for English Language Learners

hereby

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adverb

Definition of hereby for English Language Learners

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


HEREBY Defined for Kids

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adverb here·by \hir-ˈbī\

Definition of hereby for Students

  1. :  by means of this You are hereby warned.



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