Definitions

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  • adv. At this time; upon this event.
  • adv. At this; because of this.

Etymologies

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From Middle English; here +‎ at

Examples

  • I was one of the signers, and wound up sticking up my own very lengthy comment about it hereat [...]

    The Volokh Conspiracy » No Righteous Gentile Awards, Please

  • I was one of the signers, and wound up sticking up my own very lengthy comment about it hereat...

    The Volokh Conspiracy » No Righteous Gentile Awards, Please

  • I told himI post hereat OpEdNews, and he was pleased to know that people are showing interest in Colony Collapse Disorder, at last!

    Bee-wise or Greed-driven

  • The Farmer, much rejoyced hereat, told him, That he should go to his Wife, and give her that tired Horse, and bid her deliver the bald

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • So how does the US prepare for a presidential election hereat the beginning of this already exhausted, near bankrupt, blood-soakednew century?

    Remember, Remember, the 5th of November...

  • The Girl was greatly amaz'd hereat, it being to her an unconceivable Mystery.

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • So Armanus rejoiced hereat and, summoning Kazis and witnesses and the chief officers of state, bade draw up the contract of marriage between Kamar al-Zaman and his daughter, the Princess Hayat al-Nufus.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So it behoveth thee to be joyful hereat and contented, for that I am become to thee as a son, maugre my more of age, an thou to me as a dear father, despite thy tenderness of years, and it hath become incumbent on me to do mine utmost endeavour in all thou commandest me.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • More on microchips that use laser light to communicate at the speed of light rather than chugging electrical impulses over micro-thin wires hereat the NY Times, reporting on Intel laser-reading technology.

    Faster chips

  • And hereat she began to weep as if her heart would break — the deceitful minx!

    Burlesques

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