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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb By virtue of this act, decree, bulletin, or document; by this means.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Near by; not far off.
  • By this; by means of this.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb By means of this.
  • adverb obsolete Close by; very near.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb formal By this means, action or process.

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

  • adverb (formal) by means of this

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here +‎ by

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