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  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WHERE, adverb

1. At which place or places.

She visited the place where first she was so happy--

In all places where I record my name, I will come to thee and I will bless thee. Exodus 20:21.

2. At or in what place.

Adam, where art thou? Genesis 3:9.

3. At the place in which.

WHERE I though the remnant of my age should have been cherishd by her child-like duty.

4. Whither; to what place, or from what place. where are you going? where are you from? [These uses of where are common, and the first cannot be condemned as vulgar.]

Any where in any place. I sought the man, but could not find him any where

[Note. where seems to have been originally a noun, and was so used by Spenser. He shall find no where safe to him. In this sense, it is obsolete; yet it implies place, its original signification.]

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WHEREABOUT, adverb [where and about.]

1. Near what place. whereabout did you meet your friend?

2. Near which place.

3. Concerning which.

The object whereabout they are conversant.

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WHEREAS, adverb s as z. [where and as.]

1. When in fact or truth, implying opposition to something that precedes.

Are not those found to be the greatest zealots, who are most notoriously ignorant? whereas true zeal should always begin with true knowledge.

2. The thing being so that; considering that things are so; implying an admission of facts, sometimes followed by a different statement, and sometimes by inferences or something consequent, as in the law style, where a preamble introduces a law.

WHEREAS wars are generally causes of poverty--

3. Whereat; at which place.

4. But on the contrary. [See No. 1.]

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WHEREAT, adverb [where and at.]

1. At which.

WHEREAT he was no less angry and ashamed, than desirous to obey Zelmane.

2. At what, interrogatively. whereat are you offended?

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WHEREBY, adverb [where and by.]

1. By which.

You take my life, when you do take the means whereby I live.

2. By what, interrogatively.

WHEREBY shall I know this? Luke 1:18.

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WHEREEVER, adverb [where and ever.] At whatever place.

He cannot but love virtue, wherever it is.

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WHEREFORE, adverb [where and for.]

1. For which reason.

WHEREFORE by their fruits ye shall know them. Matthew 7:20.

2. Why; for what reason.

WHEREFORE didst thou doubt? Matthew 14:31.

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WHEREIN, adverb [where and in.]

1. In which; in which thing, time, respect, book, etc. This is the thing wherein you have erred.

2. In what.

Yet ye say, wherein have we wearied him? Malachi 2:17.

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WHEREINTO, adverb [where and into.] Into which.

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WHERENESS, noun Ubiety; imperfect locality.

A point hath no dimensions, but only a whereness and is next to nothing.

[This word is not used, nor has it any intelligible signification.]

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WHEREOF, adverb [where and of.]

1. Of which. We are not guilty of the crime whereof we are accused.

2. Of what. whereof was this house built?

How this world, when and whereof created--

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WHEREON, adverb [where and on.]

1. On which; as the ground whereon we tread.

2. On what. whereon do we stand?

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WHERESO, adverb [See Wheresoever.]

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WHERESOEVER, adverb [where, so, and ever.] In what place soever; in whatever place, or in any place indefinitely. Seize the thief, wheresoever he may be found. [Wherever is the preferable word.]

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WHERETHROUGH, through which, is not in use.

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WHERETO, adverb [where and to.]

1. To which.

WHERETO we have already attained-- Philippians 3:16.

2. To what; to what end. [Little used.]

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WHEREUNTO, adverb [where and unto.] The same as whereto. [Little used.]

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WHEREUPON, adverb Upon which.

The townsmen mutinied and sent to Essex, whereupon he came thither.

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WHEREWITH, adverb [where an with.]

1. With which.

The love wherewith thou hast loved me. John 17:26.

2. With what, interrogatively.

WHEREWITH shall I save Israel? Judges 6:15.

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WHEREWITHAL, adverb [See Withal.] [where, with, and all.] The same as wherewith.