Wherefore

Definition of Wherefore

Where´fore
adv. & con1.
1.For which reason; so; - used relatively.
Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
- Matt. vii. 20.
2.For what reason; why; - used interrogatively.
But wherefore that I tell my tale.
- Chaucer.
Wherefore didst thou doubt?
- Matt. xiv. 31.
n.1.the reason why.

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