(noun.) the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'.

Typist: Shelby--From WordNet


(adv.) For what cause, reason, or purpose; on what account; wherefore; -- used interrogatively. See the Note under What, pron., 1.

(adv.) For which; on account of which; -- used relatively.

(adv.) The reason or cause for which; that on account of which; on what account; as, I know not why he left town so suddenly; -- used as a compound relative.

(n.) A young heifer.

Checker: Vivian

Synonyms and Synonymous

ad. [1]. Wherefore, for what cause or reason, on what account.[2]. For what purpose.

Editor: Rodney


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