What is another word for why?

206 synonyms found


[ w_ˈaɪ], [ wˈa͡ɪ], [ wˈa‍ɪ]

Synonyms for Why:

why (noun) Other synonyms:

Rhymes for Why:

  1. pry, dye, bi, buy, wy, ply, high, sigh, lie, sty, try, eye, vie, pie, sly, cry, bye, thai, thigh, by, shy, dry, kwai, guy, wry, tie, fly, frye, die, bligh, spry, aye, lxi, pi, mei, ay, spy, hi, vi, sky, tai, fry, nigh, ai, rye, psi;
  2. nearby, decry, good-bye, shanghai, bye-bye, untie, goodbye, supply, comply, belie, retry, imply, reply, deny, hi-fi, ally, defy, brunei, awry, hereby, descry, rely, standby, apply;
  3. overfly, misapply;
  4. oversupply;

Quotes for Why:

  1. I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give. Mortimer Adler.
  2. I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling. Adrian Edmondson.
  3. We wonder why we have got the Freemen or the militants. We wonder why we have got unrest in this country. It is because our government, in fact, has got out of hand and out of line, with the Endangered Species Act. Don Young.

Idioms of Why:

  1. What/ Why/ Who etc. the ( blue) blazes;
  2. why not...?;
  3. what/ where/ how/ why the devil;