What is another word for thereby?

Pronunciation: [ðe͡əbˈa͡ɪ] (IPA)

"Thereby" is a common adverb used to indicate the means by which something has occurred or is achieved. Synonyms for "thereby" include "consequently," "hence," and "thus." "Consequently" implies a cause and effect relationship, as in "he missed the bus and consequently arrived late to work." "Hence" suggests a logical deduction or outcome, as in "the car broke down, hence they had to walk home." "Thus" is a more formal term indicating a conclusion drawn from the information provided, as in "he failed the test, thus he won't be able to graduate on time." Other synonyms include "as a result," "by means of," and "by virtue of".

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Usage examples for Thereby

And it is a grave truth we here meet, that every one of us who has received life from Christ has thereby in possession what may give life to many other human souls.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
The man is in Christ's keeping, and thereby is in God's keeping.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
The sea, as is thereby determined, is very shallow for a long distance from land.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Thereby

  • I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
    John Adams
  • I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
    Kofi Annan
  • Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.
    Sai Baba
  • We do not kill the drama, we do not really limit its appeal by failing to encourage the best in it; but we do thereby foster the weakest and poorest elements.
    George P. Baker
  • As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so.
    Emily Greene Balch

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