Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. concerning that; relating to that

Etymologies

there +‎ anent (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Though he had his architects about him, he always first realised the design and then explained the proportions and all else; indeed, to hear him discourse thereanent, it would seem that his chief talent lay in this art; so well he knew how to expound and carry out its principles.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Ralph Latimer of Langcote Hall, in Westmoreland; and he mentioned family affairs, which it may be of the highest importance to you to be acquainted with; but as he seemed to decline communicating them to me, I could not civilly urge him thereanent.

    Redgauntlet

  • The lieges of the realm congratulated one another thereanent and the King commanded an assembly of his Olema and philosophers, astrologers and horoscopists, whom he thus addressed, “I desire you to forecast the fortune of my son and to determine his ascendant154 and whatever is shown by his nativity.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Not I, truly, my lord,” said the attendant; — “for, though she asked me mony questions about your fame, your fortune, your business here, and such like, I did not think it proper to tell her altogether the truth thereanent.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • On the concert I need not dwell; the reader would not care to have my impressions thereanent: and, indeed, it would not be worth while to record them, as they were the impressions of an ignorance crasse.

    Villette

  • The Law Com deals with sentencing has considered these draft provisions and has indicated that they would like to furnish input thereanent.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In view of this development it is not possible to conclude the investigation and to submit the report thereanent, to the Minister of Justice by the end of November.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Lololand, the mysterious, 67, 74, 75; neighborhood of, complicates travel in the Chien Ch'ang, 75; measures taken by government thereanent, 77;

    A Wayfarer in China Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia

  • Strangely enough, these would never burst until just after their description; and the secretary fostered the widest latitude in press-rumors thereanent, but deemed it politic to forget contradiction, when -- as was invariably the case -- the next blockade-runner brought flat denial of all that its precedent had carried.

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • "The kirk-session, on 30th May 1615, requested the bailies to ward Marion Murdoch, complained upon for witchcraft, ay and until she was tried thereanent."

    The Mysteries of All Nations Rise and Progress of Superstition, Laws Against and Trials of Witches, Ancient and Modern Delusions Together With Strange Customs, Fables, and Tales

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • thereanent - Concerning that; regarding or respecting that matter.

    November 2, 2011