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[th air-on, -awn] /ˌðɛərˈɒn, -ˈɔn/
on or upon that or it.
immediately after that; thereupon.
before 900; Middle English ther on, Old English thǣron. See there, on Unabridged
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Examples from the web for thereon
  • Those routes and the conditions encountered thereon will affect how the engine works, but one only needs to know the generalities.
  • If they were at a perfect understanding in any part, no words would be necessary thereon.
  • Now a huge swath of west-facing slope-and the pesky stone structures thereon-have been cleared to make way for a small farm.
  • He was now dressed in white, and carried a little tray with some coffee and boiled vegetables thereon.
  • thereon the other sat him down again on his polished settle.
  • So as he thought thereon this seemed to him the better way.
  • And she so endured the wronging of her bed as never to have any quarrel with her husband thereon.
  • Participants are immediately vested in their voluntary contributions plus actual earnings or losses thereon.
  • Each participant's account is credited with contributions and earnings thereon and charged with withdrawals and losses.
  • Participants are immediately vested in their contributions, plus actual earnings thereon.
British Dictionary definitions for thereon


an archaic word for thereupon
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Word Origin and History for thereon

Old English þæron; see there + on.

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