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From Middle English therwith, from Old English þǣrwiþ (therewith, in return, in exchange, against), equivalent to there +‎ with. Cognate with Danish derved (therewith), Swedish därvid (therewith, thereby). Parallel with Dutch daarmee, German damit (therewith), though etymologically different. See also theremid.


  • IPA(key): /ðɛəˈwɪθ/, /ðɛəˈwɪð/
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therewith (not comparable)

  1. With this, that or those.
    ca. 1370: He ȝaue ȝow fyue wittes//For to wershepen hym ther-with - Piers Plowman, ii-16
    I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content. - Philippians, 4:11
  2. In addition to that; besides, moreover.
    To speak of strength and therewith hardiness. - Geoffrey Chaucer
  3. Thereupon, forthwith; with that being said or done.
    1869: 'I take the privilege, Mistress Ruth, of saluting you.' ...And therewith I bussed her well. - Richard Blackmore, Lorna Doone, 1.


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