thereof

adverb
there·​of | \t͟her-ˈəv, -ˈäv\

Definition of thereof 

1 : of that or it

2 : from that cause or particular : therefrom

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Hearst reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Covered Sites or any part thereof with or without notice. House Beautiful, "Terms of Use," 6 Dec. 2017 Hearst reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Covered Sites or any part thereof with or without notice. Redbook, "Terms of Use," 6 Dec. 2017 Hearst reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Covered Sites or any part thereof with or without notice. ELLE Decor, "Terms of Use," 23 Apr. 2013 Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras present different kinds of dangers and opportunities (or lack thereof) to its youngest citizens. Rachel Schwartz, Washington Post, "Why are so many children coming to the U.S. from Central America in the first place?," 29 June 2018 While this race is not expected to grab a lot of attention with the public, support (or lack thereof) from the group of insiders at this weekend’s convention could tell a lot about the political futures of Galvin and Zakim beyond 2018. James Pindell, BostonGlobe.com, "Four things to watch as the Mass. Democratic convention gets underway," 1 June 2018 So far, the FDA’s investigation has traced this outbreak to sanitation—or a lack thereof—at the Hyde Country facility, specifically pointing to rodent activity. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "Here Are the Symptoms of Salmonella—and Everything Else You Need to Know About the Recall of Millions of Eggs," 15 May 2018 The experience has opened my eyes to the issue of consent—or possible lack thereof—in obstetrics and childbirth. Kavin Senapathy, SELF, "Giving Birth Made Me Question the Informed Consent Process During Childbirth," 14 May 2018 Given that its current exhibition investigates heritage varieties of fruit-bearing trees, conversation will center on access to healthy food options, and lack thereof, throughout our city. charlotteobserver, "What’s up this week in Charlotte’s visual arts?," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of thereof

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

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thereof

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of thereof

: of the thing that has been mentioned

thereof

adverb
there·​of | \t͟her-ˈəv, -ˈäv\

Kids Definition of thereof

: of that or it Our teacher explained the problem and the solution thereof.

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