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 Producers have long been drawn to potential new financing and creative goods opportunities, and therein lies part of the problem. Angus Finney, Variety, 19 Sep. 2022 But therein lies the magic behind a beautiful image. Outside Online, 13 Sep. 2022 As Rolling Stone has previously reported, the popularity of such content can largely be attributed to TikTok’s algorithm, which prioritizes highly engaging, emotional content without fact-checking any of the information contained therein. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 15 June 2022 And therein lies another absurdity in the plus-size experience. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, 9 Sep. 2022 But therein lies the imbalance — this adaptation of the French dramatist’s stage play is called The Son, not The Father, the title of its predecessor. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Sep. 2022 In August, Cincinnati dropped six points in the three games in question, and therein lies the problem: The club's best season since entering MLS is listing in the wake of the gray-area refereeing decisions. Pat Brennan, The Enquirer, 29 Aug. 2022 Allow your team to use failure as a learning experience and take time to reflect on the failure and the learning opportunity therein. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2021 And therein lies the beauty of burro racing — there is no gender or age bias. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 16 Aug. 2022 See More

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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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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