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General dictionaries General (25 matching dictionaries)
  1. wherefore: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. wherefore: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. wherefore: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. wherefore: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. wherefore: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. wherefore: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Wherefore, wherefore: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. wherefore: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. wherefore: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. wherefore: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. wherefore: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. wherefore: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. wherefore: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Wherefore: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. wherefore: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  16. wherefore: Rhymezone [home, info]
  17. Wherefore: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  18. wherefore: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  19. wherefore: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  20. wherefore: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  21. wherefore: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  22. wherefore: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  23. wherefore: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. wherefore: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. wherefore: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. wherefore: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (wherefore)

noun:  the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
adverb:  for which reason ("Wherefore do I receive this honor?")

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