Definition of therefore in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈðɛːfɔː/


For that reason; consequently: he was injured and therefore unable to play
More example sentences
  • There are therefore reasons for the historical work now being done in these fields.
  • There is always some bad news somewhere and therefore always a reason not to invest.
  • It therefore contains, trapped in its ice, almost as much water as there is in that sea.
for that reason, consequently, so, as a result, as a consequence, hence, thus, accordingly, then, that being so, that being the case, on that account;
Latin ergo
formal whence
archaic wherefore, thence

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