thereat


Related to thereat: methought, nepenthe, obeisance, Aidenn, Dirges

there·at

 (thâr-ăt′)
adv.
1. At that place; there.
2. At that event; on account of that.

thereat

(ˌðɛərˈæt)
adv
1. at that point or time
2. for that reason

there•at

(ˌðɛərˈæt)

adv.
1. at that place or time; there.
2. because of that; thereupon.
[before 900]
Translations

thereat

[ðɛərˈæt] ADV (frm) (= thereupon) → con eso, acto seguido; (= for that reason) → por eso, por esa razón
References in classic literature ?
Thereat began a feeble scratching outside, and the pile of books moved as if thrust forward.
And thereat her arms stole round my neck, and I awoke, and Grace o' God was suddenly no more than a pretty name that my dream had given me.
Have I not told thee," answered Don Quixote, "that I mean to imitate Amadis here, playing the victim of despair, the madman, the maniac, so as at the same time to imitate the valiant Don Roland, when at the fountain he had evidence of the fair Angelica having disgraced herself with Medoro and through grief thereat went mad, and plucked up trees, troubled the waters of the clear springs, slew destroyed flocks, burned down huts, levelled houses, dragged mares after him, and perpetrated a hundred thousand other outrages worthy of everlasting renown and record?
How say you, if first we decide this open target and then match the five best thereat against your unknown champions?
Surely," said I, "surely that is something at my window lattice; Let me see, then, what thereat is, and this mystery explore -- Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore;--'Tis the wind and nothing more
Surely," said I, "surely that is something at my window lattice; Let me see, then, what thereat is and this mystery explore-- Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore;--
For when he had carried the consulship for a friend of his, against the pursuit of Sylla, and that Sylla did a little resent thereat, and began to speak great, Pompey turned upon him again, and in effect bade him be quiet; for that more men adored the sun rising, than the sun setting.
she burst out, jumping up from her low stool as though appalled at his homage, and the fulness of her own joy thereat.
Then a garland was set up at the far end of the glade, and thereat the bowmen shot, and such shooting was done that day as it would have made one's heart leap to see.
He perceived that close at hand was a field telephone, and that a tall officer in blue was talking thereat about him.
Joan heard, and ran to let him out; and thereat the tragedy was averted, and the comedy began.
And thereat she told him more of her ranch life in the days before her father died.