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there·fore

 (thâr′fôr′)
adv.
For that reason or cause; consequently or hence.

[Middle English : there, there; see there + for, fore, fore; see for.]

therefore

(ˈðɛəˌfɔː)
sentence connector
1. thus; hence: used to mark an inference on the speaker's part: those people have their umbrellas up: therefore, it must be raining.
2. consequently; as a result: they heard the warning on the radio and therefore took another route.

there•fore

(ˈðɛərˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr)

adv.
in consequence of that; as a result.
[1125–75; Middle English ther(e)fore, variant of therfor therefor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.therefore - (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
2.therefore - as a consequence; "he had good reason to be grateful for the opportunities which they had made available to him and which consequently led to the good position he now held"

therefore

adverb consequently, so, thus, as a result, hence, accordingly, for that reason, whence, thence, ergo Muscles need lots of fuel and therefore burn lots of calories.
Translations
لِذَلِكَلِذلِك
prototudíž
derfor
sen vuoksisiksi
stoga
azértezértkövetkezésképpentehát
òess vegna
従って
그러므로
aşadardeciprin urmare
zato
därför
เพราะฉะนั้น
bu yüzdenonun için
vì vậy

therefore

[ˈðɛəfɔːʳ] ADVpor tanto, por lo tanto
he wanted to become the richest, and therefore the happiest, man in the worldquería convertirse en el hombre más rico, y por (lo) tanto más feliz, del mundo
I think, therefore I ampienso, luego existo
therefore X = 4luego X es igual a 4 (Math)

therefore

[ˈðɛərfɔːr] advdonc, par conséquent

therefore

advdeshalb, daher; (as logical consequence) → also; so therefore I was wrongich hatte also unrecht; we can deduce, therefore, that …wir können also or daher folgern, dass …

therefore

[ˈðɛəˌfɔːʳ] advperciò, quindi
it isn't therefore any better → per questo non è meglio

there

(ðeə) , (ðə) adverb
1. (at, in, or to) that place. He lives there; Don't go there.
2. used to introduce sentences in which a state, fact etc is being announced. There has been an accident at the factory; There seems to be something wrong; I don't want there to be any mistakes in this.
3. at that time; at that point in a speech, argument etc. There I cannot agree with you; Don't stop there – tell me what happened next!
4. (with the subject of the sentence following the verb except when it is a pronoun) used at the beginning of a sentence, usually with be or go, to draw attention to, or point out, someone or something. There she goes now! There it is!
5. (placed immediately after noun) used for emphasis or to point out someone or something. That book there is the one you need.
interjection
1. used to calm or comfort. There, now. Things aren't as bad as they seem.
2. used when a person has been shown to be correct, when something bad happens, or when something has been completed. There! I told you he would do it!; There! That's that job done; There! I said you would hurt yourself!
ˌthereaˈbout(s) adverb
approximately in that place, of that number, at that time etc. a hundred or thereabouts; at three o'clock or thereabouts.
therefore (ˈðeəfoː) adverb
for that reason. He worked hard, and therefore he was able to save money.
there's (ðeəz) short for there is

therefore

لِذَلِكَ proto derfor deshalb ως εκ τούτου por consiguiente sen vuoksi donc stoga perciò 従って 그러므로 daarom derfor dlatego portanto следовательно därför เพราะฉะนั้น bu yüzden vì vậy 因此
References in classic literature ?
Therefore, to use the expressive, if not elegant, language of a schoolgirl, "He was as nervous as a witch and as cross as a bear".
Therefore it was imperative to sleep under mosquito netting.
Harling, therefore, seemed to me autocratic and imperial in his ways.
When, therefore, intelligence was received at the fort which covered the southern termination of the portage between the Hudson and the lakes, that Montcalm had been seen moving up the Champlain, with an army "numerous as the leaves on the trees," its truth was admitted with more of the craven reluctance of fear than with the stern joy that a warrior should feel, in finding an enemy within reach of his blow.
We were informed that the Indians, numbering their dead, found they had four killed more than we; and therefore, four of the prisoners they had taken, were, by general consent, ordered to be killed, in a most barbarous manner, by the young warriors, in order to train them up to cruelty; and then they proceeded to their towns.
With a brief sketch, therefore, of the circumstances amid which the foundation of the house was laid, and a rapid glimpse at its quaint exterior, as it grew black in the prevalent east wind,--pointing, too, here and there, at some spot of more verdant mossiness on its roof and walls,--we shall commence the real action of our tale at an epoch not very remote from the present day.
The Communists, therefore, are on the one hand, practically, the most advanced and resolute section of the working-class parties of every country, that section which pushes forward all others; on the other hand, theoretically, they have over the great mass of the proletariat the advantage of clearly understanding the line of march, the conditions, and the ultimate general results of the proletarian movement.
Poetry, therefore, is a more philosophical and a higher thing than history: for poetry tends to express the universal, history the particular.
I say, therefore, that in entirely new principalities, where there is a new prince, more or less difficulty is found in keeping them, accordingly as there is more or less ability in him who has acquired the state.
They were again obliged, therefore, to beat down a path for their horses, sometimes travelling on the icy surface of the stream.
Achilles, loved of heaven, you bid me tell you about the anger of King Apollo, I will therefore do so; but consider first and swear that you will stand by me heartily in word and deed, for I know that I shall offend one who rules the Argives with might, to whom all the Achaeans are in subjection.
The Sioux, therefore, saw with jealousy the American traders pushing their way up the Missouri; foreseeing that the upper tribes would thus be relieved from all dependence on them for supplies; nay, what was worse, would be furnished with fire-arms, and elevated into formidable rivals.