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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THEREIN', adv. [there and in.] In that or this place, time or thing.
Bring forth abundantly in the earth and multiply therein. Genesis 9.
Ye shall keep the sabbath--whosoever doeth any work therein--that soul shall be cut off. Exodus 31.
Therein our letters do not well agree.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: (formal) in or into that thing or place; "they can read therein what our plans are" [syn: therein, in this, in that]

Merriam Webster's

adverb Date: before 12th century 1. in or into that place, time, or thing 2. in that particular or respect <therein lies the problem>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. formal 1 in that place etc. 2 in that respect.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Therein There*in", adv. In that or this place, time, or thing; in that particular or respect. --Wyclif. He pricketh through a fair forest, Therein is many a wild beast. --Chaucer. Bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein. --Gen. ix. 7. Therein our letters do not well agree. --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. Therein means contained in the place that has been mentioned. (FORMAL) By burning tree branches, pine needles, and pine cones, many not only warm their houses but improve the smell therein. ADV: n ADV 2. Therein means relating to something that has just been mentioned. (FORMAL) Afternoon groups relate to the specific addictions and problems therein. ADV: n ADV 3. When you say therein lies a situation or problem, you mean that an existing situation has caused that situation or problem. (FORMAL or OLD-FASHIONED) Santa Maria di Castellabate is barely mentioned in guidebooks; therein lies its charm. PHRASE: V inflects, PHR n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. In that, in this, in that particular.



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