Definition of herein in US English:

herein

adverb

formal
  • 1In this document or book.

    ‘the author herein recounts his travel adventures’
    • ‘Do all documents herein include or exclude drafts?’
    • ‘The information provided herein should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisers.’
    • ‘However, the authors are solely responsible for the opinions expressed herein.’
    • ‘Nothing herein is intended to interfere with any legitimate law enforcement investigation.’
    • ‘The results presented herein represent the conclusions and opinions of the authors.’
    • ‘These uncertainties may cause actual results to differ from information contained herein.’
    • ‘The data and most of the words contained herein are those of the original authors.’
    • ‘The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Dubai Municipality.’
    • ‘All information contained herein is gathered from sources we believe to be reliable.’
    • ‘The year in question is October 2001 to 2002, and every news item the Onion ever published between those dates is contained herein.’
    • ‘Any views expressed herein are the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of either of the institutions with which he is affiliated.’
    • ‘Several limitations of the information presented herein should be noted.’
    • ‘Contained herein is a list of female members of heavy metal bands.’
    • ‘The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not reflect those of the Institute.’
    • ‘By contrast, the trilobites documented herein are from thrombolitic buildups.’
    • ‘Anyway, while we go to great lengths to strive for the accuracy of the information presented herein, mistakes will inevitably occur.’
    • ‘This one is my gift to all the lazy people who happen upon my blog and cant be bothered to plough any further to discover the bounteous and wondrous delights contained herein.’
    • ‘All the answers provided herein are of a general nature.’
    • ‘Taxon names reported herein are consistent with the USDA-ARS National Genetic Resources Information Network.’
    1. 1.1 Used to introduce something that depends on or arises from what has just been mentioned.
      ‘the statues are sensual to the point of erotic and herein lies their interest’
      • ‘And herein lies the paradox, and possibly the geishas' demise.’
      • ‘But herein lies the paradox: need reveals the contingency of combined love and desire.’
      • ‘And herein lies the ultimate revenge theory in last week's drama.’
      • ‘And herein lies one of the frustrations of my career.’
      • ‘We know that herein lies the true source of the narrator's disconnect.’
      • ‘Significantly, Plessner sees her characters as representative of layers of society rather than individuals, and herein lies the problem.’
      • ‘And herein lurks the deceptively soft, and indeed ever-welcoming, bosom of Nanny State.’
      • ‘But - herein lies the rub - you may not pick and choose which forms of life you will graciously patronise.’
      • ‘But truthfully, I rather like her as a person as well and herein lies my dilemma.’
      • ‘What is not necessarily obvious is that herein may reside an inherent problem for income distribution in industrial societies.’
      • ‘And herein lies the clue to how we need to move forward.’
      • ‘But herein lies another major problem from the Australian perspective.’
      • ‘Whether you're Lance Armstrong or Joe Average, herein lies the key to leaving your friends in the dust.’
      • ‘That leaves one position up for grabs, herein lies the tale.’
      • ‘And herein lies the problem… unless, of course, you've been awake for three days.’
      • ‘Native workers do not come for cheap, and herein lies the trouble.’
      • ‘Your story goes on to tell us that Bradford was one of the first councils to set up its own architecture department, and perhaps herein lies the problem.’
      • ‘And herein lies the problem in breaking the barrier between critical and commercial success.’
      • ‘Unfortunately, it's the only stream consistently providing such opportunities and herein lies the problem.’
      • ‘And herein lies the greatest disappointment facing prospective Vantage owners: trying to get their hands on one.’

Pronunciation

herein

/ˌhirˈin//ˌhɪrˈɪn/