thereon


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there·on

 (thâr-ŏn′, -ôn′)
adv.
1. On or upon this, that, or it.
2. Archaic Following that immediately; thereupon.

thereon

(ˌðɛərˈɒn)
adv
an archaic word for thereupon

there•on

(ˌðɛərˈɒn, -ˈɔn)

adv.
1. on or upon that or it.
2. immediately after that; thereupon.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thereon - on that; "text and commentary thereon"
Translations

thereon

[ðɛərˈɒn] ADV (frm) the land and the buildings thereonla tierra y los edificios que se asientan sobre ella
the symbol of the Lion is embroidered thereonel símbolo del león aparece bordado sobre ello

thereon

adv (form: = on that) → darauf; (= on that subject)darüber
References in classic literature ?
Thou thinkest thereon, O Zarathustra, I know it--of soon leaving me
It is greater than the stars--that moving procession of human energy; greater than the palpitating earth and the things growing thereon.
Thereon Minerva began to tell them of the many sufferings of Ulysses, for she pitied him away there in the house of the nymph Calypso.
Presently he found standing amid the brave warriors who had followed him from Tricca; thereon he went up to him and said, "Son of Aesculapius, King Agamemnon says you are to come and see Menelaus immediately.
Thereon Antiphus of the gleaming corslet, son of Priam, hurled a spear at Ajax from amid the crowd and missed him, but he hit Leucus, the brave comrade of Ulysses, in the groin, as he was dragging the body of Simoeisius over to the other side; so he fell upon the body and loosed his hold upon it.
Pullet's departure, informing her that she needn't trouble her mind about her five hundred pounds, for it should be paid back to her in the course of the next month at farthest, together with the interest due thereon until the time of payment.
Frequently when they came to a gate or stile they found painted thereon in red or blue letters some text of Scripture, and she asked him if he knew who had been at the pains to blazon these announcements.
Some authorities stated that a devotional cross had once formed the complete erection thereon, of which the present relic was but the stump; others that the stone as it stood was entire, and that it had been fixed there to mark a boundary or place of meeting.
A little way past the inn we came upon a notice-board whereon the lord of the manor warned all wayfarers against trespassing on the common by making encampments, lighting fires or cutting firewood thereon, and to this fortunate circumstance I owe the most interesting story my companion had to tell.
Then he seized his horn, which lay near, and blew thereon three shrill notes that echoed against the trees.
He was now dressed in white, and carried a little tray with some coffee and boiled vegetables thereon.
Joe called attention to the fact that these immense parasols were in proper accordance with the intense heat of the sun, and made thereon some pious reflections which it were needless to repeat.