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  • Pronominal adverb formed by here and to



hereto (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) to here, to this
    • 1697, Daniel Defoe, An Essay upon Projects
      I, A. B., do solemnly swear and attest that the account hereto annexed is true and right...
  2. (archaic) yet, so far
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Coriolanus
      Which the rather / We shall be bless'd to do, if he remember / A kinder value of the people than / He hath hereto priz'd them at.
    • 1861, Anthony Trollope, Framley Parsonage
      Lords had not been frequent among her acquaintance hereto.
    • Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens)
      I realized that everything belongs to God, that slumber does not overtake Him. He created everything. At this point I began to lose the pride in me, because hereto I had thought the reason I was here was because of my own greatness.
  3. (archaic) regarding this subject

Usage notes[edit]

  • In current English, hereto is extremely formal and used mostly in legal contexts.


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See also[edit]

Here-, there- and where- words
here hereabout hereabouts hereafter hereat herebefore hereby herefore herefrom herein hereinafter hereinbefore hereinto hereof hereon hereto heretofore hereunder hereunto hereupon herewith herewithal
there thereabout thereabouts thereafter thereagain thereagainst thereamong therearound thereas thereat therebefore therebeside thereby therefore therefrom therein thereinafter thereinbefore thereinto thereof thereon thereto theretofore thereunder thereunto thereupon therewith therewithal
where whereabout whereabouts whereafter whereagainst whereamong whereas whereat whereby wherefore wherefrom wherein whereinafter whereinbefore whereinto whereof whereon whereto wheretofore whereunder whereunto whereupon wherewith wherewithal





  1. first-person singular present indicative form of heretar




  1. second-person singular future active imperative of hereō
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of hereō