What is another word for whereof?

Pronunciation: [wˈe͡əɹɒf] (IPA)

Whereof is a rarely used word that means "of which" or "of what." Synonyms for whereof are often more commonly used and a few include "of which," "about which," "concerning which," "regarding which," and "relating to which." These words can be used in a sentence to convey the same meaning as whereof. For example, "The email contained sensitive information, regarding which I could not disclose to anyone else." This sentence is interchangeable with another using the word "whereof," such as: "The email contained sensitive information, whereof I could not disclose to anyone else." Ultimately, using synonyms can help convey meaning in a more understandable way.

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Usage examples for Whereof

As it is the most pleasant, so it is also the temperat'st clime of all Spain, and they commonly call it the second Italy; which made the Moors, whereof many thousands were disterr'd, and banish'd hence to Barbary, to think that Paradise was in that part of the heavens which hung over this citie.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
I could refer, in communicating with our guide, to the Nammoy only, and to the hills which partly supplied the Castlereagh, whereof the native name was Wallambangle.
"Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales"
Thomas Mitchell
In witness whereof, the above-named parties have hereunto set their hands and seals."
"In Search of a Son"
William Shepard Walsh

Famous quotes with Whereof

  • Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.
    Saint Augustine
  • Many things, for aught I know, may exist, whereof neither I nor any other man hath or can have any idea or notion whatsoever.
    George Berkeley
  • Good Christian people, I am come hither to die, for according to the law, and by the law I am judged to die, and therefore I will speak nothing against it. I am come hither to accuse no man, nor to speak anything of that, whereof I am accused and condemned to die.
    Anne Boleyn
  • There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
    John Bunyan
  • Among all his creatures in heaven or earth, God hath not made any like unto the sun in the firmament, the beams whereof are beautiful and pleasant, and do give comfort in all places to all things.
    John Jewel

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