Definitions for whomhum
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
used to give more information about a person
the actor whom we have chosen to play the lead role
indicates which person is meant
the woman to whom he is engaged
What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a verb.
Whom did you ask?
What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a preposition.
Him; her; them (used as a relative pronoun to refer to a previously mentioned person or people.)
the objective case of who. See Who
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'whom' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #736
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'whom' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2340
Translations for whom
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(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.
- aan wieAfrikaans
- ضَمير صِلَه للتَّعْبير عن المَفْعول به العاقِل بِمَعْنى: الذي، التي، الذين، اللواتيArabic
- que / quem / os quais / as quaisPortuguese (BR)
- den/die/das, dem/derGerman
- der; som; hvemDanish
- que, quien, quienesSpanish
- jonka, joitaFinnish
- que, (à) quiFrench
- אָשֶר, ש-Hebrew
- kome, kojemCroatian
- aki(ke)t; aki(k)nekHungarian
- hvern, semIcelandic
- …하는 바의 (사람)Korean
- kuru; kuramLatvian
- die, wieDutch
- care; pe care; căruia, căreiaRomanian
- kimi, kimeTurkish
- (關係代詞受格)他、她、他們、她們Chinese (Trad.)
- кого, якийUkrainian
- người màVietnamese
- （关系代词）他、她、他们、她们Chinese (Simp.)
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