therein

adverb
there·​in | \ t͟her-ˈin How to pronounce therein (audio) \

Definition of therein

1 : in or into that place, time, or thing
2 : in that particular or respect therein lies the problem

Examples of therein in a Sentence

The insurance covers the apartment and all the property therein. His name was mentioned in the article, although he was incorrectly described therein as a medical doctor.

Recent Examples on the Web

The Frenchman won't be able to play every game, but therein lies another benefit of Morata's move. SI.com, "Alvaro Morata: Why Chelsea Will Benefit From the Forward's Departure," 13 July 2019 Sure, nothing on the internet is quite as bad as User Inyerface, but there are plenty of sites out there that are pretty close, and therein lies the true horror. Chaim Gartenberg, The Verge, "‘User Inyerface’ teaches you about terrible modern web design by making you suffer through it," 3 July 2019 Amy is a different person, who processes information differently, so therein lies the challenge. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Little People, Big World' Star Matt Roloff Shuts Down Fan Who Went After Him About Caryn and Amy," 14 June 2019 The characters bear witness to all the turmoil and progress and setbacks therein. Heidi Stevens, chicagotribune.com, "In 'Mrs. Everything,' Jennifer Weiner explores her mom's sexuality, evolving gender roles and Donald Trump's America. Is it a beach read? Maybe!," 14 June 2019 Amy is a different person, who processes information differently, so therein lies the challenge. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Little People, Big World' Star Matt Roloff Shuts Down Fan Who Went After Him About Caryn and Amy," 14 June 2019 As the pool deepens, so too, does the importance of schedule strength, or the perception therein. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, "How CU Buffs coach Mel Tucker would fix what ails the Pac-12," 7 June 2019 Taking samples from sponges, and checking the DNA therein, might thus, Dr Mariani reasoned, be an effective way to assess the diversity of species in the region surrounding a particular sponge. The Economist, "Using sponges to census the ocean," 5 June 2019 Amy is a different person, who processes information differently, so therein lies the challenge. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Little People, Big World' Star Matt Roloff Shuts Down Fan Who Went After Him About Caryn and Amy," 14 June 2019

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First Known Use of therein

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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therein

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of therein

formal
: in or into that place or thing
: in that statement, fact, or detail

therein

adverb
there·​in | \ t͟her-ˈin How to pronounce therein (audio) \

Kids Definition of therein

: in or into that place, time, or thing He owns the house and all that is therein.

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