there·​on t͟her-ˈȯn How to pronounce thereon (audio)
: on that
a text with a commentary thereon
archaic : thereupon

Examples of thereon in a Sentence

The highway and structures thereon are being repaired. a text with a commentary thereon
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Word History

First Known Use

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

Time Traveler
The first known use of thereon was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near thereon

Cite this Entry

“Thereon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition


there·​on t͟ha-ˈrȯn How to pronounce thereon (audio)
: on that
the highway and structures thereon
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