hereby etymology

English word hereby comes from English by, English here

Detailed word origin of hereby

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by English (eng) Out of the way, subsidiary. (card games) A pass Along a path which runs by the speaker.. Aside, away.. In the vicinity, near.. To or at a place, as a residence or place of business. Indicates an authority, rule, or permission followed.. At some time before (the given time), or before the end of a given time interval.. In the formulae X by X and by Xs, indicates a steady progression, one X [...]
here English (eng) (abstract) This place; this location.. (abstract) This time, the present situation. (Can we add an example for this sense?) (British, slang) Used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want. (Anglo-Saxon) An invading army, either that of the enemy, or the national troops serving abroad. Compare fyrd.. A hostile force.. An army, host.. An enemy, individual [...]
hereby English (eng) (formal) By this means, action or process.. (obsolete) Near this place; nearby.

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