thereon

adverb there·on \ -ˈȯn , -ˈän \

Definition of thereon

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

Examples of thereon in a Sentence

  1. The highway and structures thereon are being repaired.

  2. a text with a commentary thereon

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First Known Use of thereon

before 12th century


THEREON Defined for English Language Learners

thereon

adverb

Definition of thereon for English Language Learners

  • : on the thing that has been mentioned


THEREON Defined for Kids

thereon

adverb there·on \ t͟her-ˈȯn , -ˈän \

Definition of thereon for Students

: on that
  • The road and the signs thereon.

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