there·​on | \ t͟her-ˈȯn How to pronounce thereon (audio) , -ˈän \

Definition of thereon

1 : on that a text with a commentary thereon
2 archaic : thereupon

Examples of thereon in a Sentence

The highway and structures thereon are being repaired. a text with a commentary thereon
Recent Examples on the Web The All-Stars controlled the game from thereon in, with Michael Carrick and Jamie Carragher in keeping hold of the ball well alongside Manchester United legend Paul Scholes., "Vincent Kompany's Testimonial Ends Honours Even as Man City Score Late in 2-2 Draw With All-Stars," 11 Sep. 2019 No person having control or charge of a motor vehicle shall allow such vehicle to stand on any public highway unattended without first effectively setting the brakes thereon and stopping the motor of said vehicle. Nashelly Chavez, sacbee, "A Sacramento man was arrested after he left his car idling. That's a law? | The Sacramento Bee," 14 May 2018 Riot Fest tickets subject to terms and conditions thereon9) Other Conditions: The Contest judges will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Contest, and their decisions will be final and binding in all respects. RedEye Chicago, "Riot Fest Stage Naming Contest Official Rules 2017," 2 Aug. 2017 His writing on Fawlty Towers and his portrayal of Basil Fawlty thereon were so hysterical that, despite having lasted for only twelve episodes, it is thought of by many as the best sitcom ever made. Matt Blum, WIRED, "Happy Birthday, John Cleese!," 27 Oct. 2012

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First Known Use of thereon

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

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“Thereon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of thereon

formal : on the thing that has been mentioned


there·​on | \ t͟her-ˈȯn How to pronounce thereon (audio) , -ˈän \

Kids Definition of thereon

: on that The road and the signs thereon.

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