Definition of thereupon
1 : on that matter
2 : therefore
3 : immediately after that
Examples of thereupon in a Sentence
The committee reviewed the documents and thereupon decided to accept the proposal.
The jurors discussed the evidence and made their decision thereupon.
First Known Use of thereupon
THEREUPON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thereupon for English Language Learners
: immediately after that
: on the thing that has been mentioned
THEREUPON Defined for Kids
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.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up thereupon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).