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wher (?), where | where | where'er | whereabout | whereabouts | whereas | whereat | whereby | wherefore | whereform | wherein

whereas

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Conjunction
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where=as

CIDE DICTIONARY

whereasadv. 
     At which place; where.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "At last they came whereas that lady bode."  [1913 Webster]
whereasconj. 
  •  Considering that; it being the case that; since; -- used to introduce a preamble which is the basis of declarations, affirmations, commands, requests, or like, that follow.  [1913 Webster]
  •  When in fact; while on the contrary; the case being in truth that; although; -- implying opposition to something that precedes; or implying recognition of facts, sometimes followed by a different statement, and sometimes by inferences or something consequent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Are not those found to be the greatest zealots who are most notoriously ignorant? whereas true zeal should always begin with true knowledge."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whereas, conj.
1 in contrast or comparison with the fact that.
2 (esp. in legal preambles) taking into consideration the fact that.

THESAURUS

whereas

albeit, although, as, as far as, as long as, as things go, at which time, because, being as how, boundary condition, catch, cause, clause, condition, considering, donnee, during which time, escalator clause, escape clause, escape hatch, fine print, for, forasmuch as, given, grounds, howbeit, in that, inasmuch as, insofar as, insomuch as, joker, kicker, limiting condition, now, obligation, parameter, parce que, prerequisite, provision, provisions, proviso, requisite, saving clause, seeing, seeing as how, seeing that, since, sine qua non, small print, specification, stipulation, string, terms, the while, ultimatum, when, while, whilst

ROGET THESAURUS

whereas

Relation

N relation, bearing, reference, connection, concern, cognation, correlation, analogy, similarity, affinity, homology, alliance, homogeneity, association, approximation, filiation, interest, relevancy, dependency, relationship, relative position, comparison, ratio, proportion, link, tie, bond of union, relative, correlative, cognate, relating to, relative to, in relation with, referable or referrible to, belonging to, appurtenant to, in common with, related, connected, implicated, associated, affiliated, allied to, en rapport, in touch with, approximative, approximating, proportional, proportionate, proportionable, allusive, comparable, in the same category, like, relevant, applicable, equiparant, relatively, pertinently, thereof, as to, as for, as respects, as regards, about, concerning, anent, relating to, as relates to, with relation, with reference to, with respect to, with regard to, in respect of, while speaking of, a propos of, in connection with, by the way, by the by, whereas, for as much as, in as much as, in point of, as far as, on the part of, on the score of, quoad hoc, pro re nata, under the head of, of, in the matter of, in re, thereby hangs a tale.

Reasoning,

N reasoning ratiocination rationalism, dialectics, induction, generalization, discussion, comment, ventilation, inquiry, argumentation, controversy, debate, polemics, wrangling, contention, logomachy, disputation, disceptation, paper war, art of reasoning, logic, process of reasoning, train of reasoning, chain of reasoning, deduction, induction, abduction, synthesis, analysis, argument, case, plaidoyer, opening, lemma, proposition, terms, premises, postulate, data, starting point, principle, inference, prosyllogism, syllogism, enthymeme, sorites, dilemma, perilepsis, a priori reasoning, reductio ad absurdum, horns of a dilemma, argumentum ad hominem, comprehensive argument, empirema, epagoge, reasoner, logician, dialectician, disputant, controversialist, controvertist, wrangler, arguer, debater polemic, casuist, rationalist, scientist, eristic, logical sequence, good case, correct just reasoning, sound reasoning, valid reasoning, cogent reasoning, logical reasoning, forcible reasoning, persuasive reasoning, persuasory reasoning, consectary reasoning, conclusive, subtle reasoning, force of argument, strong point, strong argument, persuasive argument, arguments, reasons, pros and cons, reasoning, rationalistic, argumentative, controversial, dialectic, polemical, discursory, discursive, disputatious, Aristotelian, eristic, eristical, debatable, controvertible, logical, relevant, for, because, hence, whence, seeing that, since, sith, then thence so, for that reason, for this reason, for which reason, for as, inasmuch as, whereas, ex concesso, considering, in consideration of, therefore, wherefore, consequently, ergo, thus, accordingly, a fortiori, in conclusion, in fine, finally, after all, au bout du compt, on the whole, taking one thing with another, ab actu ad posse valet consecutio, per troppo dibatter la verita si perde, troppo disputare la verita fa errare.


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