as a result or consequence of something previously stated; consequently.
Using therefore: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "therefore" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
She didn't like the movie; therefore, she left early.
The weather was bad; therefore, the game was cancelled.
He didn't study for the exam; therefore, he failed.
The company lost money; therefore, they had to lay off employees.
therefore Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with therefore
used to introduce a logical conclusion
He is the best candidate for the job, and therefore we should hire him.
He finished his work, therefore and then he went home.
The famous quote 'Cogito, ergo sum' means 'I think, therefore I am'.
Origins of therefore
from Middle English 'therfore', from Old English 'þǣrfore', meaning 'for that, because of that'
Summary: therefore in Brief
The term 'therefore' [ˈðɛːfɔː] is an adverb used to denote a logical conclusion or consequence of something previously stated. It is often used in academic and professional contexts, such as 'He didn't study for the exam; therefore, he failed.' 'Therefore' can be used in phrases like 'and therefore,' indicating a logical conclusion, and 'therefore and then,' indicating a sequence of events.