Part of speech: adverb

By means or virtue of this.

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Usage examples "hereby":

  1. Remember that the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel have never failed to succour, and that I hereby pledge you mine honour that you and those you care for will be out of Lyons this night." - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
  2. Influenced by these ideas, the government issued the following proclamation: " Since the commander of the 'Terror' has refused to make public his invention, at any price whatever, since the use which he makes of his machine constitutes a public menace, against which it is impossible to guard, the said commander of the 'Terror' is hereby placed beyond the protection of the law. - "The Master of the World", Jules Verne.
  3. For he hereby admits that in animals " impressions received result in sensations which give rise to the observation of sensible objects," and that they have what he calls " sensible perception." - "Critiques and Addresses", Thomas Henry Huxley.