hereby

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From here +‎ by.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɪəˈbʌɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /hɪɹˈbaɪ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Adverb[edit]

hereby (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Near this place; nearby.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.8:
      There is a mighty man, which wonnes hereby, / That with most fell despight and deadly hate / Seekes to subvert her Crowne and dignity […].
  2. (formal) By this means, action or process.
    I hereby declare you husband and wife.

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