Why Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Why? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Example sentences, Antonyms, Words starting with Why, How to pronounce? Related sentences, Words ending with Why, Derivations, Synonyms and more...

Why meaning

Word: Why

How to pronounce: waɪ

Adverb

Definitions:

1. For what reason or purpose.

Example sentences: "Why did he do it?"

Relative adverb

Definitions:

1. (with reference to a reason) on account of which; for which.

Example sentences: "The reason why flu shots need repeating every year is that the virus changes"

Exclamation

Definitions:

1. Expressing surprise or indignation.

Example sentences: "Why, that's absurd!"

2. Used to add emphasis to a response.

Example sentences: "“You think so?” “Why, yes.”"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A reason or explanation.

Example sentences: "The whys and wherefores of these procedures need to be explained to students"


Synonyms:

wherefore

reason

motive

ground

cause

how

after all

well

what

ah


Antonyms:

consequence

outcome


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Why in Other Languages...

Spanish:

German: Warum

French: Pourquoi

Italian: Perché

Turkish: Neden


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