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Definition of where
Where Where, n.
Place; situation. [Obs. or Colloq.]
Finding the nymph asleep in secret where. --Spenser.
WhereWhere Where, adv. [OE. wher, whar, AS. hw?r; akin to D. waar,
OS. hw?r, OHG. hw[=a]r, w[=a]r, w[=a], G. wo, Icel. and Sw.
hvar, Dan. hvor, Goth. hwar, and E. who; cf. Skr. karhi when.
[root]182. See Who, and cf. There.]
1. At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position,
or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.
God called unto Adam, . . . Where art thou? --Gen.
Note: See the Note under What, pron., 1.
2. At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the
case or instance in which; -- used relatively.
She visited that place where first she was so happy.
Where I thought the remnant of mine age Should have
been cherished by her childlike duty. --Shak.
Where one on his side fights, thousands will fly.
But where he rode one mile, the dwarf ran four.
3. To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or
issue; whither; -- used interrogatively and relatively;
as, where are you going?
But where does this tend? --Goldsmith.
Lodged in sunny cleft, Where the gold breezes come
Note: Where is often used pronominally with or without a
preposition, in elliptical sentences for a place in
which, the place in which, or what place.
The star . . . stood over where the young child
was. --Matt. ii. 9.
The Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Within about twenty paces of where we were.
Where did the minstrels come from? --Dickens.
Note: Where is much used in composition with preposition, and
then is equivalent to a pronoun. Cf. Whereat,
Whereby, Wherefore, Wherein, etc.
Where away (Naut.), in what direction; as, where away is
Syn: See Whither.
Where Where, conj.
And flight and die is death destroying death; Where
fearing dying pays death servile breath. --Shak.
Meaning of where from wikipedia
- some authors
add a sixth
question, “how”, to the list, though
'how' can also be covered
by 'what', 'where', or 'when': how did it happen
to: where?, in journalism, one of the five ws where
(sql), a database language
clause. where.com , a provider
- an example
of this dominance
is the basketball competition where
out of four tournaments
to date. see also
- to understand
and all of its human
complexities—not merely where objects
are, but how they have changed
and come to be.
- where's wally. (known in the united states
as where's waldo?) is a series
of children's books created
by british illustrator
- a where clause
in sql specifies
that a sql data manipulation language
(dml) statement should
rows that meet specified criteria
- where, inc. is a location-based media company
is the where consumer
application, with over 3 million
is a series
for tourists, distributed
at hotels, convention
centres, regional malls
and other tourist
- where's charley? is a musical
by frank loesser
and book by george abbott
. the story
on the play
- where's george? is a website
the natural geographic circulation
of american paper money