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Dictionary entry overview: What does wherefore mean?
• WHEREFORE (noun)
The noun WHEREFORE has 1 sense:
1. the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase 'the whys and wherefores'
Familiarity information: WHEREFORE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase 'the whys and wherefores'
Nouns denoting goals
Hypernyms ("wherefore" is a kind of...):
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