- Whereon Where*on", adv.
1. On which; -- used relatively; as, the earth whereon we
O fair foundation laid whereon to build. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
2. On what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereon do we stand? [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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whereon — [hwerän′, werän′] Archaic adv. on what? [whereon do you rely?] conj. on which [the hill whereon we stand] … English World dictionary
whereon — index wherein Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
whereon — I. conjunction Date: 13th century 1. archaic on what < tell me whereon the likelihood depends Shakespeare > 2. on which < the base whereon it rests > II. adverb Date: 15th century … New Collegiate Dictionary
whereon — adverb, conjunction old use on which: The sparrow flitted to the statue, whereon it perched … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
whereon — /hwair on , awn , wair /, conj. 1. on what or which. adv. 2. Archaic. on what? [1175 1225; ME wheron. See WHERE, ON] * * * … Universalium
whereon — adverb On which, on what … Wiktionary
whereon — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. on which, at which point, thereupon, at the conclusion of which, upon which, consequently, whereupon … English dictionary for students
whereon — where|on [weərˈɔn US werˈo:n, ˈa:n] adv, conj old use on which … Dictionary of contemporary English
whereon — where|on [ wer an, wer an ] adverb, conjunction an old word meaning on the thing or place that has been referred to, used especially in literature … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
whereon — on what Forthright s Forsoothery … Phrontistery dictionary