Meaning of thereby

there•by

Pronunciation: (âr"bī', âr'bī"), [key]
— adv.
  1. by that; by means of that.
  2. in that connection or relation: Thereby hangs a tale.
  3. by or near that place.
  4. about that number, quantity, or degree.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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