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Definition of "where" [where]

  • At or in what place: Where is the telephone? (adverb)
  • In what situation or position: Where would we be without your help? (adverb)
  • From what place or source: Where did you get this idea? (adverb)
  • To what place; toward what end: Where is this argument leading? (adverb)
  • At what or which place: She moved to the city, where jobs are available. (conjunction)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "where" in a sentence
  • "“In a world, where LifeAlert has failed…..where the fallen simply can not..get…up”"
  • "I don't know where the spec ops soldier gets off on saying the Canadians don't dismount on foot patrol..this is patently untrue,and if you have seen the combat videos,Canadas' mantra has been/will be aggressive patrolling..always has been..where has this greener beaner been?"
  • "My one was watching Leaving Las Vegas at the cinema with my sister - particularly the scene where Elizabeth Shue's character is explaining to her customers what they can and can't do... or more precisely *where*..."