Whereto
Whereto Where*to", adv. [1913 Webster] 1. To which; -- used relatively. ``Whereto we have already attained.'' --Phil. iii. 16. [1913 Webster]

Whereto all bonds do tie me day by day. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To what; to what end; -- used interrogatively. [1913 Webster]


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  • whereto — [hwerto͞o′, werto͞o′] adv. [ME hwerto] to what? toward what place, direction, or end? conj. to which [the place whereto they hurry] …   English World dictionary

  • whereto — I. adverb Date: 13th century to what place, purpose, or end < whereto tends all this Shakespeare > II. conjunction Date: 14th century to which …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whereto — /hwair tooh , wair /, conj., adv. 1. Archaic. to what or what place or end. 2. to which. [1175 1225; ME wherto. See WHERE, TO] * * * …   Universalium

  • whereto — 1. adverb To which; to which place; whither. 2. conjunction To which place; whither …   Wiktionary

  • whereto — where|to [weəˈtu: US wer ] adv, conj old use to which place …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whereto — where|to [ wer tu, hwer tu ] adverb an old word meaning to the place that has been referred to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whereto — adv. 447 B. O. and N. 464 …   Oldest English Words

  • whereto — adv. for what; to where; for what purpose conj. where, to which; why …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whereto — [wɛ: tu:] related adverb archaic or formal to which …   English new terms dictionary

  • whereto — ad. 1. To which. 2. To what, to what end …   New dictionary of synonyms

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