Definitions

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

  • adv. For that: ordering goods and enclosing payment therefor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Therefore, for that or this reason or cause.
  • adv. For or in return for that.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. For that, or this; for it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • For this or for that; for it: as, the building and so much land as shall be necessary therefor.

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

  • adv. (in formal usage, especially legal usage) for that or for it

Etymologies

there (“that”) +‎ for (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Every person who, having been convicted of petty theft, grand theft, ... list elided and having served a term therefor in any penal institution or having been imprisoned therein as a condition of probation for that offense, is subsequently convicted of petty theft, then the person convicted of that subsequent offense is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or in the state prison.

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  • Because it fits in the narrative, and therefor is not challenged.

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  • A payment certificate shall be issued only if application therefor is filed in conformity with the provisions of these regulations on or before December 31, 1946.

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 9802

  • A non-necessity certificate shall be issued only if application therefor is filed in conformity wit the provisions of these regulations (as amended by Executive Order No. 9638 of October 4, 1945 (2)) prior to February 15, 1946.

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 9676

  • Keelie your right likewise tov, Bill and Ed D. Keelie first of all unfortunatley the so called 5 million American Jews have not said a word therefor they are not being heard.

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  • a committee of seventy was appointed "with full power to confer with other anti-Tammany organizations, and to take such actions as may be necessary to further the objects of this meeting as set forth in the call therefor, and the address adopted by this meeting."

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  • At a meeting of the Visitors of the University of Virginia at the University on the 24th day of April 1890, convened in pursuance of a call therefor by Dr W.C. N. Randolph,

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • Part of the reason is that the main weapon is now a dagger instead of a sword therefor the reach is shorter but I think the enemies block too easily and tend to fall over in the wrong direction.

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  • A town may vote, in an annual town meet - ing or in a special town meeting called therefor, to estab - lish such an authority for such purpose.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • Westfield Baptist Association at a regular annual meeting, or at any vSpecial meeting duly called therefor, the corpora - tion hereby created shall succeed to all the powers, rights and obligations of said association, and all members of said voluntary association shall thereupon become members of said corporation.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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  • There for the grace of God go I.

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