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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
where (adverb)
1.
a) at, in, or to what place - where is the house where are we going
b) at, in, or to what situation, position, direction, circumstances, or respect - where does this plan lead where am I wrong
2.
archaic - here there lo, where it comes again Shakespeare
where (conjunction)
1.
a) at, in, or to what place - knows where the house is
b) at, in, or to what situation, position, direction, circumstances, or respect - shows where the plan leads
c) the place or point at, in, or to which - couldn't see from where he was sitting kept that horse and gentled him to where I finally rode him William Faulkner
2.
- wherever goes where she likes
3.
a) at, in, or to which place - the town where she lives
b) at or in which - has reached the size where traffic is a problem two fireplaces where you can bake bread in the ovens Randall Jarrell
4.
a) at, in, or to the place at, in, or to which - stay where you are send him away where he'll forget
b) in a case, situation, or respect in which - outstanding where endurance is called for
5.
- that I've read where they do it that way in some Middle Eastern countries Andy Rooney
where (noun)
1.
- place location the where and the how of the accident
2.
what place, source, or cause - I know where that comes from
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
where (adverb)
1.
at, in, or to what place
SYNONIMS:
whereabouts ( whereabout), whither
RELATED WORDS:
wherever
NEAR ANTONYMS:
whence
where (adverb)
2.
in what manner or way
SYNONIMS:
how, wherein
RELATED WORDS:
thus, thusly; accordingly, consequently, ergo, hence, so, thereupon, wherefore
where (noun)
the area or space occupied by or intended for something
SYNONIMS:
emplacement, locale, locality, location, locus, point, position, site, spot, venue, where
RELATED WORDS:
scene; precinct, region, section, sector; here, there
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