whereupon

conjunction where·up·on \ ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn , ˈwer- , -ˌpän \

Definition of whereupon

1 :on which
2 :closely following and in consequence of which

First Known Use of whereupon

14th century


WHEREUPON Defined for English Language Learners

whereupon

conjunction

Definition of whereupon for English Language Learners

  • : at which time


WHEREUPON Defined for Kids

whereupon

conjunction where·up·on \ ˈhwer-ə-ˌpȯn , ˈwer- , -ˌpän \

Definition of whereupon for Students

:and then :at which time
  • They failed, whereupon they tried harder.


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