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whereon

conjunction where·on \ hwer-ˈȯn , -ˈän , wer- , (ˌ)(h)wər- \

Definition of whereon

1 archaic : on what
  • tell me whereon the likelihood depends
  • —William Shakespeare
2 : on which
  • the base whereon it rests

First Known Use of whereon

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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whereon

adverb

Definition of whereon

archaic
: on what
  • whereon do you look
  • —William Shakespeare

First Known Use of whereon

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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