Where meaning

wâr, hwâr
Where is a conjunction that defines in what or which place.

An example of where is a person who was lost being familiar with the place they are now; the person knows where they are.

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At or in what place.

Where is the elevator?

adverb
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In what situation or position.

Where would we be without your help?

adverb
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From what place or source.

Where did you get this idea?

adverb
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To what situation; toward what end.

Where is this argument leading?

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Whereas.

That model has an attractive design, where this one is more dependable.

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That.

I read where they're closing down the paper mill.

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At, to, or in a place in which.

He lives where the climate is mild. We should go where it is quieter.

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Where is defined as asking for a location.

An example of where is asking for the place that you left your car keys; Where did I leave my keys?

An example of where is asking someone for the place they are in relation to you; Where are you?

An example of where is asking someone for the place they are coming from; Where did you come from?

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The definition of where is the place in, what or which place.

An example of where is someone saying that he lives close to the house of his mother; He lives next door to where his mother lives.

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At, to, or in a situation in which.

I want to know where you expect the project to be in six months.

conjunction
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At, to, or in any place in which; wherever.

Sit where you like.

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At, to, or in any situation in which; wherever.

Keeping dangerous substances out of reach is important where children are concerned.

conjunction
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In which.

Show me an example where increasing supply has actually increased demand.

pronoun
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At, to, or in a place in which.

She moved to a city where jobs were more plentiful.

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What place, source, or cause.

Where are you from?

pronoun
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The place or situation at, in, or to which.

We're already three miles from where we left.

pronoun
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The place or occasion.

We know the when but not the where of it.

noun
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In or at what place?

Where is the car?

adverb
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To or toward what place or point?

Where did he go?

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In what situation or position.

Where will we be if we lose?

adverb
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In what respect?

Where is she to blame?

adverb
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From what place or source?

Where did you get your information?

adverb
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In or at what place.

He knows where they are.

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In or at which place.

We came home, where we had dinner.

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In or at the place or situation in which.

He is where he should be.

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In whatever place, situation, or respect in which.

There is never peace where men are greedy.

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To or toward whatever place.

Go where you please.

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Whereas.

A plant needs little attention, where a pet demands a lot.

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That.

I see where the tax rates are going up.

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To or toward the place to which.

The bus will take you where you're going.

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To a place in which.

She never goes where she's not wanted.

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The place or situation in, at, or to which.

He lives two miles from where he works.

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What or which place.

Where do you come from?

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The place (of an event)

To announce the when and where of the marriage.

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While on the contrary; although; whereas.

Where Susy has trouble coloring inside the lines, Johnny has already mastered shading.

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At or in which place or situation.

He is looking for a house where he can have a complete office.

I've forgotten where I was in this book, but it was probably around chapter four.

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To which place or situation.

The snowbirds travel where it is warm.

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Their job is to go where they are called.

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(law) In a position, case, etc., in which.

Where no provision under this Act is applicable, the case shall be decided in accordance with the customary practices.

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(used interrogatively, in either a direct or indirect question) At what place; to what place; what place.

Where are you?

Where are you going?

Where did you come from?

adverb
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In what situation.

Where would we be without our parents?

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The place in which.

He lives within five miles of where he was born.

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The place in which something happens.

A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where, the why and the how.

Finding the nymph asleep in secret where. "” Spenser.

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Which, what, whom: compounded with prepositions to form compound relative and interrogative pronouns.

Of → whereof (“of which, of what, of whom")

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Origin of where

From Middle English wher, quher, from Old English hwÇ£r (“where", literally “at what place"), from Proto-Germanic *hwar (“where"), from Proto-Indo-European *kÊ·o- (interrogative pronoun). Cognate with Scots quhare (“where"), West Frisian wêr (“where"), Dutch waar (“where"), German wo (“where"), Danish hvor (“where"), Icelandic hvar (“where"); related to Old English hwā (“who"). More at who.