whose : Related Words Words similar in meaning to whose


  • noun a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
    interrogation; question; interrogative sentence.
    • he asked a direct question
    • he had trouble phrasing his interrogations
  • noun some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood
    interrogative mood.

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  • noun a function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase

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Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who. Obs.
And which they weren and of what degree. Chaucer.

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  • noun the territory of a count palatine

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  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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  • noun a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
    World Health Organization.

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  • noun any of various important officials in ancient Rome
  • noun (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands

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Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who. Obs.
And which they weren and of what degree. Chaucer.

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  • verb urinate, of cattle and horses
  • adjective lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
    • stale bread
    • the beer was stale

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As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples.
The early fame of Gratian was equal to that of the most celebrated princes. Gibbon.
That may refer to an entire sentence or paragraph, and not merely to a word. It usually follows, but sometimes precedes, the sentence referred to.
That be far from thee, to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked. Gen. xviii. 25.
And when Moses heard that, he was content. Lev. x. 20.
I will know your business, Harry, that I will. Shak.
That is often used in opposition to this, or by way of distinction, and in such cases this, like the Latin hic and French ceci, generally refers to that which is nearer, and that, like Latin ille and French cela, to that which is more remote. When they refer to foreign words or phrases, this generally refers to the latter, and that to the former.
Two principles in human nature reign; Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call. Pope.
If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this or that. James iv. 16.

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