A clause, as in legal documents, stating whereas.
In contrast; whilst on the contrary
He came first in the race whereas his brother came last.
It being the fact that
And Whereas it hath pleased the Great Governor of the World to incline the hearts of the legislatures we respectively represent in Congress, to approve of, and to authorize us to ratify the said Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union. (United States Articles of Confederation)
at which place; where
considering that; it being the case that; since; -- used to introduce a preamble which is the basis of declarations, affirmations, commands, requests, or like, that follow
when in fact; while on the contrary; the case being in truth that; although; -- implying opposition to something that precedes; or implying recognition of facts, sometimes followed by a different statement, and sometimes by inferences or something consequent
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'whereas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1781
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'whereas' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1148
The numerical value of whereas in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of whereas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
Of course the media loves it when it's a liberal Democrat, she's a principled politician, whereas when it's a Ted Cruz, he's a terrorist, essentially.
Sentiment is bullish, we're long the DAX because America has outperformed hugely and even though growth there is strong, it's already in the price whereas in Germany there's more to come.
Sentiment is bullish, we're long the DAX because America has outperformed hugely, and even though growth there is strong it's already in the price whereas in Germany there's more to come.
Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.
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