Wherefore is defined as because, therefore or for which.(conjunction)
An example of wherefore used as a conjunction is in the phrase, "the reason wherefore we decided to see that movie."
Wherefore means the reason.(noun)
An example of a wherefore is the cause of a disaster; the cost and wherefore of a disaster.
See wherefore in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME hwarfore: see where & for
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