By what, in which direction; how
Origin: From where + by.
by which; -- used relatively
by what; how; -- used interrogatively
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'whereby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4721
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'whereby' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3668
Rank popularity for the word 'whereby' in Adverbs Frequency: #297
The numerical value of whereby in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of whereby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Litigation A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers.
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in circumstances confronting him.
Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.
Art is one of the means whereby man seeks to redeem a life which is experienced as chaotic, senseless, and largely evil.
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