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Cause and EffectPlay
Use 'thereby' to highlight a direct result caused by an action previously mentioned. SlideShe trained daily, thereby increasing her chances to win.
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Linking ActionsPlay
'Thereby' connects two parts of a sentence to show how one action leads to another. SlideHe donated a large sum to the charity, thereby supporting their cause.
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Formal TonePlay
'Thereby' is often used in formal or academic contexts rather than in everyday speech. SlideThe new law curbed emissions, thereby improving air quality.