Crossword clues for where
- Reporter's query
- It's a question of place
- "Tell me ___ is fancy bred": Shak.
- What an echo answers: Byron
- "___ the flyin'-fishes play"
- "___ there's smoke . . . "
- "___ or When," 1937 song
- "Love Is ___ You Find It"
- "___ or When," 1937 hit tune
- " . . . ___ all thy beauty lies": Shak.
- A journalistic "W"
- "___ Did You Get That Girl?"
- "___ the flyin'-fishes play": Kipling
- "___ are the snows . . . ?"
- "___ Love Has Gone," 1964 song
- "___ Go the Boats?": R.L.S.
- Stassen's "___ I Stand"
- Any or some follower
- The place
- The spot
- Invitation heading
- "I don't see it"
- Spot check?
- Seeker's question
- What treasure hunters want to know
- Word on an invitation
- Reporter's question
- Question in a geography quiz
- "Now ___ was I?"
- Info on an invitation
- Journalist's query
- One of a reporter's five W's
- Question of location
- Invitation info
- "You want to go ___?"
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Wher \Wher\, Where \Where\, pron. & conj. [See Whether.]
Whether. [Sometimes written whe'r.] [Obs.]
Men must enquire (this is mine assent),
Wher she be wise or sober or dronkelewe.
Where \Where\, adv. [OE. wher, whar, AS. hw?r; akin to D. waar, OS. hw?r, OHG. hw[=a]r, w[=a]r, w[=a], G. wo, Icel. and Sw. hvar, Dan. hvor, Goth. hwar, and E. who; cf. Skr. karhi when.
At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; -- used interrogatively.
God called unto Adam, . . . Where art thou?
--Gen. iii. 9.
Note: See the Note under What, pron., 1.
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.
--Sir P. Sidney.
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.
--Sir W. Scott.
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.
Note: 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.
--Matt. ii. 9.
The Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
--Matt. viii. 20.
Within about twenty paces of where we were.
Where did the minstrels come from?
Note: 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.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English hwær, hwar "at what place," from Proto-Germanic adverb *hwar (cognates: Old Saxon hwar, Old Norse hvar, Old Frisian hwer, Middle Dutch waer, Old High German hwar, German wo, Gothic hvar "where"), equivalent to Latin cur, from PIE interrogative base *kwo- (see who). Where it's at attested from 1903.
adv. 1 (qualifier: used interrogatively, in either a direct or indirect question) At what place; to what place; what place. 2 In what situation. conj. While on the contrary; although; whereas. n. The place in which something happens. pron. The place in which.
adv. in or at or to what place; "I know where he is"; "use it wherever necessary" [syn: wherever]
Where may refer to:
- Where?, in journalism, one of the Five Ws
- Where (SQL), a database language clause
- Where.com, a provider of location-based applications via mobile phones
A WHERE clause in SQL specifies that a SQL Data Manipulation Language (DML) statement should only affect rows that meet specified criteria. The criteria are expressed in the form of predicates. WHERE clauses are not mandatory clauses of SQL DML statements, but can be used to limit the number of rows affected by a SQL DML statement or returned by a query. In brief SQL WHERE clause is used to extract only those results from a SQL statement, such as: SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE statement.
Where is a series of magazines for tourists, distributed at hotels, convention centres, regional malls and other tourist areas.
Usage examples of "where".
The short drive ended with him being carried onto a hypersonic aircraft, just big enough to accommodate Tochee at the back where a dozen seats had been removed.
Thus attended, the hapless mourner entered the place, and, according to the laudable hospitality of England, which is the only country in Christendom where a stranger is not made welcome to the house of God, this amiable creature, emaciated and enfeebled as she was, must have stood in a common passage during the whole service, had not she been perceived by a humane gentlewoman, who, struck with her beauty and dignified air, and melted with sympathy at the ineffable sorrow which was visible in her countenance, opened the pew in which she sat, and accommodated Monimia and her attendant.
New Riviera was entirely too accommodating to imported species to allow anything out into the wild without official approval, where it would like as not reproduce and thrive like mad.
Outside, the happy and contented citizens of the accommodating world of New Riviera went about their daily concerns, unaware that in an ordinary hotel room not far from where they were walking and talking, a most unusual quartet was calmly discussing Armageddon.
Guard found their accommodation in a disused drying shed, where a fireplace provided a welcome warmth.
He told me that if I thought I was going to prove I was not in love with his wife by staying away I was very much mistaken, and he invited me to accompany all the family to Testaccio, where they intended to have luncheon on the following Thursday.
She will accompany me from Geneva to the place where I am bound to go.
He presented me to a lady, saying that he was accompanying me to Rome, where I intend to become a Franciscan.
Beautiful where it finds something accordant with the Ideal-Form within itself, using this Idea as a canon of accuracy in its decision.
Ned kept watch on the parking lot of the small business park where the accounting company had its unpretentious, storefront-like offices.
Little could have delighted Adams more than the chance to show her the country that meant so much to him, where success had been his, where, as they both appreciated, he had helped change the course of history, and where he was still the accredited American minister, Congress having never bothered to replace him.
A spew of fire-red brilliance came suddenly from the very center of it, where lurked the accretion disk.
wherever sediment did not accumulate on the bed of the sea, or where it did not accumulate at a sufficient rate to protect organic bodies from decay, no remains could be preserved.
As the particles which the creatures devour are rather small, the tendency is to accumulate the finer portions of the soil near the surface of the earth, where by solution they may contribute to the needs of the lowly plants.
But to get going again, the receptors receive the beam and from them the power is sent to the accumulators, where it is stored.