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.
Recent Examples on the Web So, the death sentences are hereby vacated or set aside. Tasha Lemley, Scientific American, 4 Feb. 2022 In light of the current state of play, plaintiffs hereby move for a sixty-day extension of time to file the Joint Appendix of the Administrative Record which is due on December 6, 2021. Stuart Anderson, Forbes, 9 Dec. 2021 And that Representative Paul Gosar be and is hereby removed from the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Oversight and Reform. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 19 Nov. 2021 Both donated by Dave Prevar, who hereby admits to sending viruses through the mail. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2021 The Institute is hereby passing a bylaw that glam on all trips outside of RHOBH will not be tolerated and will be relentlessly made fun of. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 7 June 2021 Kingdoms are hereby united into a single office, a succession of powerful sorcerer-kings could prove stranger and stronger than anyone expected. Christian Holub, EW.com, 19 May 2021 All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2021 All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. Washington Post, 11 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hereby

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hereby was in the 13th century

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“Hereby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hereby. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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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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