There*by" (?), adv.

1.

By that; by that means; in consequence of that.

Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace; thereby good shall come unto thee. Job xxii. 21.

2.

Annexed to that.

"Thereby hangs a tale."

Shak.

3.

Thereabout; -- said of place, number, etc.

Chaucer.

 

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