where

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[Where]

Place; situation.

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At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.

Adverb
in or at or to what place; "I know where he is"; "use it wherever necessary"


pron. & conj.
Whether.

adv.
At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.

adv.
At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the case or instance in which; -- used relatively.

adv.
To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or issue; whither; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, where are you going?

conj.
Whereas.

n.
Place; situation.


Where

Where , adv. [OE. wher, whar, AS. hwr; akin to D. waar, OS. hwr, OHG. hw'ber, w'ber, w'be, G. wo, Icel. and Sw. hvar, Dan. hvor, Goth. hwar, and E. who; cf. Skr. karhi when. &root;182. See Who, and cf. There.] 1. At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.
God called unto Adam, . . . Where art thou?
&hand; See the Note under What, pron., 1. 2. At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the case or instance in which; -- used relatively.
She visited that place where first she was so happy.
Where I thought the remnant of mine age Should have been cherished by her childlike duty.
Where one on his side fights, thousands will fly.
But where he rode one mile, the dwarf ran four.
3. To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or issue; whither; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, where are you going?
But where does this tend?
Lodged in sunny cleft, Where the gold breezes come not.
&hand; Where is often used pronominally with or without a preposition, in elliptical sentences for a place in which, the place in which, or what place.
The star . . . stood over where the young child was.
The Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Within about twenty paces of where we were.
Where did the minstrels come from?
&hand; Where is much used in composition with preposition, and then is equivalent to a pronoun. Cf. Whereat, Whereby, Wherefore, Wherein, etc. Where away (Naut.), in what direction; as, where away is the land? Syn. -- See Whither.

Where

Where, conj. Whereas.
And flight and die is death destroying death; Where fearing dying pays death servile breath.

Where

Where, n. Place; situation. [Obs. or Colloq.]
Finding the nymph asleep in secret where.

At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.

Whereas.

Place; situation.

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Usage Examples

A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.

A drunkard in the gutter is just where he ought to be, according to the fitness and tendency of things. Nature has set upon him the process of decline and dissolution by which she removes things which have survived their usefulness.

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.

A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live.

'Funny Games' was conceived as a provocation. My other films are different. If people feel my other films are, or respond to them as provocation, then that's quite different. 'Funny Games' is the only one of mine where my intention was to provoke the audience.

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A good photograph is knowing where to stand.

A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it. Maybe today I'll be able to do that. I get for some reason somewhat stronger when the sun starts to go down. Dusk is a good time for me. I'm crepuscular.

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.

A development deal is where they're giving you recording time and money to record, but not promising that they'll put an album out.

'The Panorama' is also the last place anywhere in New York where the World Trade Center still stands, whole, as it stood in the early morning of September 11. I can also see the corner where I saw the first tower fall and howled out loud. Seeing the buildings again here is uplifting, healing.

'Immortals' is all action. I love action movies. That's really where I want to spearhead my career.

'Rocket Science' is really where I fell in love with filmmaking, I think 'Camp' was incredible, but it was so bizarre, and I was trying to find my footing in this world where you don't have an audience for immediate validation.

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