thereupon


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Related to thereupon: unsatiated, scarcely, bemusement, conceivably

there·up·on

 (thâr′ə-pŏn′, -pôn′)
adv.
1. Concerning that matter; upon that.
2. Directly following that; forthwith.
3. In consequence of that; therefore.
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thereupon

(ˌðɛərəˈpɒn)
adv
1. immediately after that; at that point: thereupon, the whole class applauded.
2. (Law) formal upon that thing, point, subject, etc
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there•up•on

(ˈðɛər əˌpɒn, -ˌpɔn, ˌðɛər əˈpɒn, -ˈpɔn)

adv.
1. immediately following that.
2. in consequence of that.
3. upon that or it.
4. with reference to that.
[1125–75]
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Translations
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thereupon

[ˈðɛərəˈpɒn] ADV (frm)
1. (= at that point) → acto seguido, en eso, con eso
2. (= on that subject) → sobre eso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thereupon

[ˌðɛərəˈpɒn] adv
(= at that point) → sur ce
(formal) (= on that subject) → à ce sujet
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thereupon

adv
(= then, at that point)darauf(hin)
(form: = on that subject) → darüber; (= on that)darauf
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thereupon

[ˌðɛərʌˈpɒn] adv (at that point) → a quel punto (frm) (on that subject) → in merito
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References in classic literature ?
Thereupon he began to pray to Hercules, without other exertion.
Thereupon the Thrifty Person brought an action against the Chief of the Weather Bureau for the cost of the umbrellas.
In the naval officer's room he even took a pack of playing-cards into his hand, and was thereupon invited to make a fourth in a game; but after losing a few times, as well as making several blunders in his play, he abandoned the pursuit.
Thereupon Robin quickened his pace, and the stranger did likewise, each thinking to cross first.
Thereupon Will Stutely, who loved a good jest, spoke up and said: "The infant in our household must be christened, and I'll stand godfather.
Is she still alive, or has she died?' But the king replied: 'She let my dear son be torn to pieces by wild beasts; I will not have her named.' Then the huntsman arose and said: 'Gracious lord father she is alive still, and I am her son, and I was not carried away by wild beasts, but by that wretch the old cook, who tore me from her arms when she was asleep, and sprinkled her apron with the blood of a chicken.' Thereupon he took the dog with the golden collar, and said: 'That is the wretch!' and caused live coals to be brought, and these the dog was compelled to devour before the sight of all, until flames burst forth from its throat.
Consulting thereupon among ourselves, we were much perplexed.
And thereupon the man whom I before described stood up, and with a loud voice in Spanish, asked 'Are ye Christians?'
But that which passeth all the rest is: They do recount that the Earth, mother of the giants that made war against Jupiter, and were by him destroyed, thereupon in an anger brought forth Fame.
I said I could not look at it: and thereupon he gave me some brandy and water in a tin pannikin, and left me once more to myself.
Thereupon the captain ascended the ladder; and I, who had lain silent throughout this strange conversation, beheld Mr.
Two featherless beings appeared, uninvited, at the door of the summer-house, surveyed the constitutional creepers, and said, "These must come down"--looked around at the horrid light of noonday, and said, "That must come in"--went away, thereupon, and were heard, in the distance, agreeing together, "To-morrow it shall be done."