from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Concerning that matter; upon that.
- adv. Directly following that; forthwith.
- adv. In consequence of that; therefore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. upon that/it, following that/it
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Upon that or this; thereon.
- adv. On account, or in consequence, of that; therefore.
- adv. Immediately; at once; without delay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Upon that.
- In consequence of that; by reason of that.
- Immediately after that; without delay; in sequence, but not necessarily in consequence.
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And they of Athens made unto this God an altar, and set this title thereupon: This is the altar of the God unknown.
They understand admirably that we want a thing that will make a noise, music, in short; thereupon they offer us instruments of every, and of the most unexpected, shape -- squeakers for Punch-and-Judy voices, dog-whistles, trumpets.
They understand admirably that we want a thing that will make a noise, music in short; thereupon they offer us instruments of every and the most unexpected shape, -- squeakers for Punch-and-Judy voices, dog-whistles, trumpets.
The Committee, appointed by the Convention of 1860 (see Journal, page 27) to prepare the legislation that may be requisite in defining the Parish Boundaries, and for forming new Parishes within the limits of other Parishes, respectfully recommend that, in order to this end, there be added to Article XII of the Constitution of the Church in this Diocese, the following words, after the word thereupon, (line 10) viz:
Journal of the Proceedings of the Seventy-Third Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South-Carolina, Held in Grace Church, Charleston, on the 12th 13th 14th February, 1862. With Lists of the Clergy and Parishes, the Parochial Reports, the Constitution Canons and Rules of Order, and the Standing Resolutions
From the relation between the sinner and the devil, and thereupon from the design and office of the Lord Christ against the devil.
At the signal to go, he writes his full name thereupon and passes it immediately to the one next behind him, who writes his name and passes it on.
And truly, my lord, to express the real truth without dissimulation, I cannot but say that those petty subtle devices which are found out in the etymologizing of pattens would descend more easily into the river of Seine, to serve for ever at the millers 'bridge upon the said water, as it was heretofore decreed by the king of the Canarians, according to the sentence or judgment given thereupon, which is to be seen in the registry and records within the clerk's office of this house.
In a book intended for general readers, it would not be well to enter into a discussion as to niceties of language, but even the uninitiated will see that the word "thereupon" has no sense in this connection.
"The King being lately with a small party at Hampton Court, ten miles hence, supped at Richmond with the Queen that was so merrily that some thought he meant to reinstate her, but others think it was done to get her consent to the dissolution of the marriage, and make her subscribe what she had said thereupon, which is not only what they wanted, but also what she thinks they expected.
Face it, the most overrated anybody in the history of overrating, not simply confined to the twentieth century but certainly inclusive thereupon, was chief political dufus of all time, none other than
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