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Related to herein: hereon


In or into this.


1. (Law) formal in or into this place, thing, document, etc
2. rare in this respect, circumstance, etc



1. in or into this place.
2. in this fact, circumstance, etc.; in view of this.
[before 1000]
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Adv.1.herein - in this place or thing or document; "I shall discuss the question herein"
في هذه الرِّساله
ebben a
á òessum staî
v tomto dokumentev/na tomto mieste
bu yazıdabunun içindeburada


[ˌhɪərˈɪn] ADV (frm) (= in this matter) → en esto; (= in this writing) → en ésta


[ˌhɪərˈɪn] adv
(= in this text) → dans le présent texte
the views expressed herein (= in this book) → les opinions exprimées dans le présent
herein lies ...
Herein lies the problem → De là vient tout le problème.


(hiə) adverb
1. (at, in or to) this place. He's here; Come here; He lives not far from here; Here they come; Here is / Here's your lost book.
2. at this time; at this point in an argument. Here she stopped speaking to wipe her eyes; Here is where I disagree with you.
3. beside one. My colleague here will deal with the matter.
1. a shout of surprise, disapproval etc. Here! what do you think you're doing?
2. a shout used to show that one is present. Shout `Here!' when I call your name.
ˌhereaˈbout(s) adverb
near this place. He lives somewhere hereabouts.
hereˈafter adverb
in legal language, after this; from now on. This concerns the will of John Smith, hereafter referred to as `the deceased'.
the hereafter noun
the next world; life after death.
ˌhereˈby adverb
in legal language, now, by means of (eg this statement). I hereby declare that I will not be responsible for any of her debts.
ˌhereˈin adverb
in legal language, in this (letter etc). Please complete the form enclosed herein.
hereˈwith adverb
with this (letter etc). I am returning your passport herewith.
here and there
in, or to, various places. Books were scattered here and there.
here goes
I'm going to do something no matter what the consequences are. I've never tried diving before, but here goes!
here's to interjection
used as a toast to the health, success etc of someone or something. Here's to the success of the new company.
here, there and everywhere
in, or to, a larger number of places; in all directions. People were running around here, there and everywhere.
here you are
here is what you want etc. Here you are. This is the book you were looking for.
neither here nor there
not important; not relevant. His opinion is neither here nor there.
References in classic literature ?
In conformity with the Act of Congress of the United States entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned.
And those of us who live herein Are most as dead as serrafim Though not as good.
In very many published narratives no little degree of attention is bestowed upon dates; but as the author lost all knowledge of the days of the week, during the occurrence of the scenes herein related, he hopes that the reader will charitably pass over his shortcomings in this particular.
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
We, the undersigned, do hereby declare that, on the day herein mentioned, we witnessed the arrival of Dr.
Yet he has related the incident herein set down to at least one person without exacting a pledge of secrecy.
It does seem to me, that herein we see the rare virtue of a strong individual vitality, and the rare virtue of thick walls, and the rare virtue of interior spaciousness.