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[th air-fawr] /ˌðɛərˈfɔr/
for or in exchange for that or this; for it:
a refund therefor.
Origin of therefor
1125-75; Middle English therfor. See there, for
Can be confused
therefor, therefore (see synonym study at therefore) Unabridged
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  • Glyph series in caves may therefor have been primitive writing.
  • It uses half the parts and is therefor twice as minimal.
  • One can even structure it so that there is a second-best choice and give partial credit therefor.
  • The problem with global warming is it seems distant, complicated, and therefor easy to deny.
  • Who cares the research was privately financed and therefor must be good.
  • They are not and therefor do not: no compensatory magic is required.
British Dictionary definitions for therefor


(archaic) for this, that, or it: he will be richer therefor
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Word Origin and History for therefor

see therefore.

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