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whereby

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conjunction where·by \hwer-ˈbī, wer-, (ˌ)(h)wər-\

Definition of whereby

  1. :  by, through, or in accordance with which

First Known Use of whereby

13th century


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whereby

adverb where·by

Definition of whereby

obsolete

  1. :  by what :  how

First Known Use of whereby

14th century


WHEREBY Defined for English Language Learners

whereby

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conjunction

Definition of whereby for English Language Learners

  • : by which : according to which


WHEREBY Defined for Kids

whereby

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adverb where·by \hwer-ˈbī, wer-\

Definition of whereby for Students

  1. :  by or through which We made a deal whereby we each took turns.



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