Recent Examples of thereof from the Web
The Weeknd’s new song with Toronto rapper Nav receives truckloads of attention thanks to one line that may or may not be about Justin Bieber’s bedroom skills (or lack thereof).
Marriages can dissolve for any number of reasons, but a family court in India recently permitted a woman to divorce her husband over an unusual point of contention: a toilet, or rather, a lack thereof.
In the cat/height scenario, there are other contextual factors that need to be considered to determine causality or the lack thereof.
In the service of authenticity, or at least the simulacrum thereof, what frank truths might someone in Jagger’s position share with us?
The role of the police, or the lack thereof, is a major question looming over the events of the weekend.
Brazilian waxes are one of the most popular styles for pubic hair — or the lack thereof.
The Department of Education's regulations do not, of course, protect those who do not have to go into debt, those who are come from privileged backgrounds and thus are able to pay those hefty tuition bills, or a good portion thereof, on their own.
After all, watching a great writer (or a thespian facsimile thereof) furrow their brow over a typewriter tends to teach us far less about them and their legacy than actually reading their work.
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First Known Use of thereof
before 12th century
THEREOF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thereof for English Language Learners
: of the thing that has been mentioned
THEREOF Defined for Kids
Definition of thereof for Students
- Our teacher explained the problem and the solution thereof.
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