therein
adverb Date: before 12th century 1. in or into that place, time, or thing 2. in that particular or respect <
therein lies the problem
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  • therein — index herein, wherein Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • therein — O.E. þærin; see THERE (Cf. there) + IN (Cf. in) …   Etymology dictionary

  • therein — ► ADVERB archaic or formal ▪ in that place, document, or respect …   English terms dictionary

  • therein — [ther in′] adv. 1. in there; in or into that place or thing 2. in that matter, detail, etc …   English World dictionary

  • therein — [[t]ðe͟ərɪ̱n[/t]] 1) ADV: n ADV Therein means contained in the place that has been mentioned. [LITERARY] By burning tree branches, pine needles, and pine cones, many not only warm their houses but improve the smell therein. 2) ADV: n ADV Therein… …   English dictionary

  • therein — there|in [ðeərˈın US ðer ] adv formal 1.) in that place, or in that piece of writing ▪ See Thompson, 1983, and the references cited therein. 2.) therein lies sth used to say that something is caused by or comes from a particular situation ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • therein — there|in [ ðer ın ] adverb FORMAL in a particular place, activity, or piece of writing that has been mentioned: You must sign the contract and the sections contained therein. therein lies something used for explaining the effect of a situation… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • therein — adverb formal 1 in that place, or in that piece of writing: See Thompson, 1983, and the references cited therein. 2 therein lies used to say that something is caused by or comes from a particular situation: The treaty was imposed by force, and… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • therein — UK [ˌðeərˈɪn] / US [ðerˈɪn] adverb formal in a particular place, activity, or piece of writing that has been mentioned You must sign the contract and the sections contained therein. • therein lies something …   English dictionary

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