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 Meanings and Examples of THEREFORE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
therefore
 ad.  consequently; hence
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I was knocked all in a heap therefore at seeing a light in the window, and I suspected as something was wrong.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
2  He therefore accosted him when he got up to him, with the object of finding out what Lucy Ferrier's fate had been.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  It should therefore be regarded as a leg.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
4  Why she did not know, yet somehow she felt that a sneer had been aimed at her father; therefore at herself.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
5  All things therefore seemed to point to this: that I was slowly losing hold of my original and better self, and becoming slowly incorporated with my second and worse.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
6  The horsemen, therefore, soon overtook them on the road.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  Prior Aymer, therefore, and his character, were well known to our Saxon serfs, who made their rude obeisance, and received his "benedicite, mes filz," in return.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  The spirits, therefore, of those opposed to them, seemed to be considerably damped by their continued success.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
10  There had been therefore no small interest taken in the success of the Disinherited Knight, by those who occupied the part of the lists before which he now paused.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  We therefore decline with thanks your Highness's courteous invitation to the banquet.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  The champions were therefore prohibited to thrust with the sword, and were confined to striking.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  Turning their horses, therefore, at the same moment, the Norman spurred against the Disinherited Knight on the one side, and the Saxon on the other.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  These knights, therefore, their aim being thus eluded, rushed from opposite sides betwixt the object of their attack and the Templar, almost running their horses against each other ere they could stop their career.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  Prince John had now no further excuse for resisting the claim of the Disinherited Knight, whom, therefore, he named the champion of the day.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
16  Those rights which have been established, need to be defended, and therefore access to effective legal resource is indispensable.
17  They therefore can do nothing good of themselves.
18  Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
19  Their car was bigger and therefore more comfortable.
20  He was busy, therefore he could not come.
21  They had seen him trawling and therefore knew that there were fish.
22  This view is subjective and therefore open to disagreement.
23  The defendant was depressed and therefore not fully responsible for her own actions.
24  The lime water has turned cloudy, therefore carbon dioxide has been produced during the experiment.
25  He has broken his leg and therefore he can't walk.
26  The pharaohs were considered gods and therefore immortal.
27  Muscle cells need lots of fuel and therefore burn lots of calories.
28  The stewards' badges are made so they do not unstick from a car and therefore cannot be passed around.
29  The truth is that junk bonds were misnamed, and therefore misunderstood.
30  He has decided that he doesn't want to embarrass the movement and will therefore step down.