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whereto

adverb where·to \ ˈhwer-ˌtü , ˈwer- \

Definition of whereto

: to what place, purpose, or end
  • whereto tends all this
  • —William Shakespeare

First Known Use of whereto

13th century

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whereto

conjunction

Definition of whereto

: to which

First Known Use of whereto

14th century

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