Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Immediately after this.
  • adv. At or on this.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. immediately afterward; at this.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. On this; hereon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Upon this; following or on account of this.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. immediately after this

Etymologies

here +‎ upon (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And those who think they know any thing, and grow fain hereupon, are of all men most likely to make no good use of their knowledge; neither themselves nor others are likely to be benefited by it.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • The strait he seems to be in hereupon, intimated in those words, And what shall I say?

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Btw, my 'girl friend' of 55 years (with a fully signed up licence for 52 of 'em) also comments hereupon, so watch your nuts! She can break them with few well crafted epithets from 150 miles - no sweat!

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • I made haste, hereupon, to nod my head twiceonce in the negative, meaning thereby that I would prefer not taking the other bottle at presentand once in the affirmative, intending thus to imply that I was sober and had positively come to my senses.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Can Melanie herself perhaps post on this issue and apprise us of any knowledge. or absence thereof, on the Nuki connection, bearing in mind her wise policy to avoid the fray of the commentariat hereupon.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Because with their maddening obstructionism and the accurate framing of their party as the purveyors of "No!" they are hereupon revealed in their priggish guise to be retrograde and obsolete, trying desperately to incite culture war in a culture that no longer requires their participation and painting the Obama administration's efforts at economic stabilization (along with every other Democratic policy proposal) as an example of diabolical sorcery.

    Steven Weber: The Pilgrim's Regress

  • Roughly eight hours after our journey began today, and it has been filled with lots of excitement, lots of emotion, especially for the Tuskegee Airmen who were hereupon special invitation and to see this huge sea of humanity.

    CNN Transcript Jan 25, 2009

  • The Cook and his Family were hereupon seiz'd and examined, who knew nothing of the Matter, but call'd to Mind to whom they had sent out Meat that Day, and who had, or had not return'd the Plates.

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Creature; so it prov'd a Misfortune to me; for hereupon my Mother prohibited me my Garret-Closet, and my Walk on the Leads; lest I should encounter more Adventures, not only like this, but perhaps more pernicious: So that being depriv'd of my solitary Retreat, your Ladyship cannot expect much of Verse or Poetick Fancies whereof to make

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • So what is actually wrong with the honesty of the student who is being admonished hereupon?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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