where|fore


where|fore
where|fore «HWAIR fr, -fohr», adverb, conjunction, noun.
–adv.
1. for what reason? why?
2. for which reason; therefore; so.
–conj.
for what reason; why.
–n.
a reason; cause: »

Can you understand the whys and wherefores of his behavior?

[Middle English hwarfore < hwar where + fore for, preposition]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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