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there +‎ in


  • IPA(key): /ˈðeəɹˈɪn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪn


therein (not comparable)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) in that; in him/her/it
    • September 1792, George Washington, letter
      My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
    • 1883, Howard Pyle, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Chapter V
      "Ha," said Robin, "comest thou from Locksley Town? Well do I know that fair place for miles about, and well do I know each hedgerow and gentle pebbly stream, and even all the bright little fishes therein, for there I was born and bred. Now, where goest thou with thy meat, my fair friend?"

See also[edit]

Here-, there-, and where- words