whereon

conjunction
where·​on | \ (h)wer-ˈȯn How to pronounce whereon (audio) , -ˈän, (ˌ)(h)wər- \

Definition of whereon

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

whereon

adverb

Definition of whereon (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic
: on what whereon do you look— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of whereon

Conjunction

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Whereon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whereon. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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