Definitions

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  • adv. For this: instead or in consideration of this, with a view to this.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • For this.

Etymologies

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From the Middle English hēr-for; equivalent to here +‎ for; compare herefore, therefor, and wherefor, as well as the Danish herfor, the Dutch hiervoor, the German hierfür, and the Swedish härför.

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