hereby

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv hereby (formal) by means of this "I hereby declare you man and wife"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hereby By means of this. "And hereby we do know that we know him."
    • Hereby Close by; very near.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hereby Near by; not far off.
    • hereby By this; by means of this.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hereby not far off: by this
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Idioms

I hereby give notice of my intention - Hereby is used sometimes in formal, official declarations and statements to give greater force to the speaker' or the writer's affirmation. People will say it sometimes to emphasise their sincerity and correctness.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hér, from base of , he; Dut. and Ger. hier, Sw. här.

Usage

In literature:

The Megabuck Mob is hereby dissolved.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
The acts forbidden herein are hereby repealed.
"Key-Notes of American Liberty" by Various
Hereby appeares the fault of forced plaines, viz.
"A New Orchard And Garden" by William Lawson
All readers are hereby constituted agents to solicit subscriptions to THE PRAIRIE FARMER.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884" by Various
Hereby Christendom is divided and separated into as many sects, almost, as there are states and people.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
I need not to advertise your Grace what infection and danger may ensue hereby if it be not withstanded.
"History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II." by James Anthony Froude
Hereby ye may perceyue, that a man can not haue a shrewde tourne, but otherwhyle a mocke withall.
"Shakespeare Jest-Books;" by Unknown
The various parts of the extremely complex problem of criminality were, however, not all solved hereby.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
I also hereby declare the sd Wm.
"A History of Giggleswick School" by Edward Allen Bell
Hereby she would subsist and cost nobody anything.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

And, in my opinion, he is right
As far as I can see,
And I hereby proclaim that such a man
Is an honour to Dundee:
"To Mr James Scrymgeour, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall
Prince Albert, of Flandthers, that Prince of Commandthers,
(On whom my best blessings hereby I bestow,)
With goold and vermilion has decked that Pavilion,
Where the Queen may take tay in her sweet Pimlico.
"The Pimlico Pavilion" by William Makepeace Thackeray
A merry looke from Ladies face,
Bringes them a foote which could not goe:
A frowning brow doth them disgrace,
And brues the broth of all their woe,
Hereby all men may playnely know:
That reason rules not Louers law.
"A renouncing of loue" by Humfrey Gifford
HE had said, "Thank God for my body obscene,
For the lust that oppresses life, choking me;
Hereby shall I prove my faith serene,
Hereby shall my flesh's mortality,
Dire flame of passion, foul, unclean.
To my holy faith yield subsidy."
"The Apostate" by E J Rupert Atkinson
He warned her 'gainst seductive youths in scarlet clad and gold,
As much as 'gainst the blandishments paternal of the old;
But kept his gravest warnings for (hereby the ditty hangs)
That snowy-haired Lothario, Lieutenant-General Bangs.
"A Code of Morals" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

We are hereby presenting this mutual agreement on behalf of all racial groups here in the PBSP-SHU Corridor.
YOU ARE HEREBY INVITED TO ATTEND the celebration of the completion of our first ASU Law School semester.
It is hereby declared to be planet earth's last great hope, and where is it.
Enjoy the Veal hereby publicly endorses Roseanne Barr for President of these United States.
Live Oak — NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the SUWANNEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD will meet in the School Board Meeting Room, 702 – 2nd Street, NW, Live Oak, Florida, on the following date and times.
I hereby confirm that the submitted Team Photo is mine, and I give WTOK permission to share it.
I hereby request reinstatement as an Active, Inactive, or Judicial member of the DC Bar.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Santa Monica invites Contractors to complete and submit sealed bids for the.
Read the publication You Are Hereby Notified.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Sheriff of Valley County, Montana, will sell at public auction for cash, lawful money of the United States of America, the following described personal property.
Notice is hereby given that Council members will be present.
Chapter 86 of the City Code and the City of Marshall Zoning Map referred to in Section 86-72, are hereby further amended as follows, to- wit.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict here with are hereby repealed to the extent of any such conflict.
Chapter 56 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Warwick is hereby amended to add the following.
Sarah Palin hereby accuses President Barack Obama of the high crime of shucking and jiving or, more precisely, a "shuck and jive shtick" with "Benghazi lies.".
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In science:

Hereby, multiplier vector λ is a bridge from the solution of minimizing A to the solution of minimizing B .
Empirical Baye's Method and Test in Very Light Quark Range from The Overlap Lattice QCD
Notation, enumeration of formulas and references is therefore to be continued hereby.
The second part of on duality triads' paper
The scale ΛQCD is hereby determined by fixing the running coupling at a certain scale, e.g.
Dynamical Mass Generation in Landau gauge QCD
Hereby the differences of the numerical factors are of order one.
On astrophysical bounds of the cosmological constant
Hereby we realize Bogoliubov’s ¯R-map as a special case of Spitzer’s identity.
Hopf algebra approach to Feynman diagram calculations
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