Definitions for whomhum

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

whom*hum(pron.)

  1. the objective case of who , used as a direct or indirect object:

    Whom did you call? You gave whom the book?

    Category: Function Word

* Usage: See who.

Origin of whom:

bef. 900; ME; OE hwām, dat. of hwāwho

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. whom(pronoun)hum

    used to give more information about a person

    the actor whom we have chosen to play the lead role

  2. whomhum

    indicates which person is meant

    the woman to whom he is engaged

Wiktionary

  1. whom(Pronoun)

    What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a verb.

    Whom did you ask?

  2. whom(Pronoun)

    What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a preposition.

  3. whom(Pronoun)

    Him; her; them (used as a relative pronoun to refer to a previously mentioned person or people.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whom

    the objective case of who. See Who

Freebase

  1. WHOM

    WHOM is an American radio station which airs an adult contemporary format. It transmits from atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire and has a broadcast area of five states and Quebec. While the signal can be heard all over northern New England, the station broadcasts from and considers itself part of the Portland, Maine radio market. It also claims on its website that it has the largest FM coverage area in the USA. The station also broadcasts their radio program over the internet from their official web page. It is owned by Cumulus Media. WHOM promotes its programming as "safe for the whole family."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whom' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #736

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whom' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2340


Translations for whom

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

whom(relative pronoun)

(used to refer to a person or people mentioned previously, to distinguish him or them from others

able to be omitted or replaced by that except when following a preposition) (the) one(s) that: The man (whom/that) you mentioned is here; Today I met some friends (whom/that) I hadn't seen for ages; This is the man to whom I gave it; This is the man (whom/who/that) I gave it to.

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