adverb Date: 12th century for or in return for that <
ordered a change and gave his reasons therefor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Therefor — There*for , adv. [There + for. Cf. {Therefore}.] For that, or this; for it. [1913 Webster] With certain officers ordained therefore. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • therefor — see THEREFORE (Cf. therefore) …   Etymology dictionary

  • therefor — [ther fôr′] adv. for this; for that; for it …   English World dictionary

  • therefor — /dhair fawr /, adv. for or in exchange for that or this; for it: a refund therefor. [1125 75; ME therfor. See THERE, FOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • therefor — adverb For that, or this; for it. During the last fiscal year the Secretary purchased ... 54,355,748 ounces of silver and issued in payment therefor $51,106,608 in notes …   Wiktionary

  • therefor — See therefore, therefor …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • therefor — there•for [[t]ˌðɛərˈfɔr[/t]] adv. for or in exchange for that or this; for it: a refund therefor[/ex] • Etymology: 1125–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • therefor — adv. for that; for this; hence (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • therefor — adverb archaic for that object or purpose …   English new terms dictionary

  • therefor — ad. For that or this or it …   New dictionary of synonyms

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