Hereby \Here*by"\, adv. 1. By means of this. [1913 Webster]

And hereby we do know that we know him. --1 John ii. 3. [1913 Webster]

2. Close by; very near. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • hereby — adverb by means of, by the aid of, by virtue of, through, through the medium of, whereby Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hereby — mid 13c., from HERE (Cf. here) + BY (Cf. by). Cf. Du. hierbij, Ger. hierbei …   Etymology dictionary

  • hereby — ► ADVERB formal ▪ as a result of this …   English terms dictionary

  • hereby — [hir bī′, hir′bī′] adv. 1. by or through this; by this means 2. obs. var. of HEREABOUT …   English World dictionary

  • hereby — [[t]hɪ͟ə(r)ba͟ɪ[/t]] ADV: ADV before v You use hereby when officially or formally saying what you are doing. [FORMAL] I hereby sentence you for life after all the charges against you have been proven true... You are hereby appointed Sub… …   English dictionary

  • hereby — /hear buy , hear buy /, adv. 1. by this, or the present, declaration, action, document, etc.; by means of this; as a result of this: I hereby resign as president of the class. 2. Obs. nearby. [1200 50; ME. See HERE, BY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hereby — adverb /hɪrˈbaɪ/ By this means, action or process. I hereby declare you husband and wife …   Wiktionary

  • hereby — adv. Hereby is used with these verbs: ↑acknowledge, ↑declare, ↑grant, ↑proclaim, ↑sentence …   Collocations dictionary

  • hereby — here|by [ˌhıəˈbaı, ˈhıəbaı US ˌhır ,ˈhır ] adv law as a result of this statement used in official situations ▪ I hereby agree to the conditions of this contract …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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