Who meaning

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WHO stands for the World Health Organization.

An example of WHO is the organization that is concerned with international public health matters.

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What or which person or persons.

Who left?

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The person or persons that; whoever.

Who believes that will believe anything.

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The definition of who is a reference to a person or people.

An example of who is someone asking the identity of a person; who is that child?

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What or which person or persons.

Who is he? I asked who he was; I don't know who he is.

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Any person or persons that; whoever.

who steals my purse steals trash”

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(relative pronoun) The person or people that.

It was a nice man who helped us.

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(Note that who is usually used instead of whom, especially in informal contexts.)
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Used as a relative pronoun to introduce a clause when the antecedent is a person or persons or one to whom personality is attributed.

The visitor who came yesterday; our child, who is gifted; informed sources who denied the story.

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World Health Organization.
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(interrogative pronoun) What person or people; which person or people (used in a direct or indirect question).

Who is that? (direct question)

I don't know who it is. (indirect question)

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The person or persons that, or a person that: used to introduce a relative clause.

The man who came to dinner.

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World Health Organization.
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World Health Organization.
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A person under discussion; a question of which person.
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The World Health Organization.
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as who should say
  • As if one should say.
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Origin of who

  • Middle English from Old English hwā kwo- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old English hwā (dative hwām, genitive hwæs), from Proto-Germanic *hwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kÊ·os, *kÊ·is. Compare West Frisian wa, Dutch wie, German wer.
    From Wiktionary