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whene'er | whenever | whennes | whensoever | wher (?), where | where | where'er | whereabout | whereabouts | whereas | whereat


Noun, Adverb, Conjunction, Pronoun
697 in 640 verses (in OT : 522 in 484 verses) (in NT : 175 in 156 verses)


whereadv. [OE. wher, whar, AS. hwr; akin to D. waar, OS. hwr, OHG. hwār, wār, , G. wo, Icel. and Sw. hvar, Dan. hvor, Goth. hwar, and E. who; cf. Skr. karhi when. Who, and cf. There.].
  •  At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.  [1913 Webster]
    " See the Note under What, pron., 1."  [1913 Webster]
    "God called unto Adam, . . . Where art thou?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the case or instance in which; -- used relatively.  [1913 Webster]
    "She visited that place where first she was so happy."  [1913 Webster]
    "Where I thought the remnant of mine age
    Should have been cherished by her childlike duty.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Where one on his side fights, thousands will fly."  [1913 Webster]
    "But where he rode one mile, the dwarf ran four."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or issue; whither; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, where are you going?  [1913 Webster]
    " Where is often used pronominally with or without a preposition, in elliptical sentences for a place in which, the place in which, or what place."  [1913 Webster]
    " Where is much used in composition with preposition, and then is equivalent to a pronoun. Cf. Whereat, Whereby, Wherefore, Wherein, etc."  [1913 Webster]
    "But where does this tend?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Lodged in sunny cleft,
    Where the gold breezes come not.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The star . . . stood over where the young child was."  [1913 Webster]
    "The Son of man hath not where to lay his head."  [1913 Webster]
    "Within about twenty paces of where we were."  [1913 Webster]
    "Where did the minstrels come from?"  [1913 Webster]
Where away (Naut.), in what direction; as, where away is the land?
Syn. -- See Whither.
     Whereas.  [1913 Webster]
    "And flight and die is death destroying death;
    Where fearing dying pays death servile breath.
    "  [1913 Webster]
     Place; situation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Finding the nymph asleep in secret where."  [1913 Webster]


where, adv., conj., pron., & n.
1 in or to what place or position? (where is the milk?; where are you going?).
2 in what direction or respect? (where does the argument lead?; where does it concern us?).
3 in what book etc.?; from whom? (where did you read that?; where did you hear that?).
4 in what situation or condition? (where does that leave us?).
--rel.adv. (prec. by place etc.) in or to which (places where they meet).
1 in or to the or any place, direction, or respect in which (go where you like; that is where you are wrong; delete where applicable).
2 and there (reached Crewe, where the car broke down).
--pron. what place? (where do you come from?; where are you going to?).
--n. place; scene of something (see WHEN n.).

OE hw{aelig}r, hwar




N presence, occupancy, occupation, attendance, whereness, permeation, pervasion, diffusion, ubiety, ubiquity, ubiquitariness, omnipresence, bystander, present, occupying, inhabiting, moored, resiant, resident, residentiary, domiciled, ubiquitous, ubiquitary, omnipresent, universally present, peopled, populous, full of people, inhabited, here, there, where, everywhere, aboard, on board, at home, afield, here there and everywhere, in presence of, before, under the eyes of, under the nose of, in the face of, in propria persona, on the spot, in person, in the flesh, nusquam est qui ubique est.

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