thereupon

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adverb there·up·on \ ˈt͟her-ə-ˌpȯn , -ˌpän ; ˌt͟her-ə-ˈ \

Definition of thereupon

1 :on that matter
3 :immediately after that

Examples of thereupon in a Sentence

  1. The committee reviewed the documents and thereupon decided to accept the proposal.

  2. The jurors discussed the evidence and made their decision thereupon.

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First Known Use of thereupon

13th century

thereupon Synonyms


THEREUPON Defined for English Language Learners

thereupon

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Definition of thereupon for English Language Learners

  • : immediately after that

  • : on the thing that has been mentioned


THEREUPON Defined for Kids

thereupon

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adverb there·up·on \ ˈt͟her-ə-ˌpȯn , -ˌpän \

Definition of thereupon for Students

1 :on that thing
  • They found the tree and thereupon the tree house.
2 :for that reason
  • I apologized and thereupon we made up.
3 :immediately after that :at once
  • They ate and thereupon left.


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