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
Origin: [OE. wham, AS. dative hwm, hwm. 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."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hōōm, pron. objective case of who.—prons. Whomev′er, Whomsoev′er, objective case of whoever, whosoever. [A.S. hwám, which was orig. dat. of hwá, who, and replaced in the 12th and 13th centuries the older accus. hwone.]
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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
The numerical value of whom in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of whom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can all of them make me laugh.
The question for us is how, and by whom, and where were they radicalized? Maybe there's not a by whom, oftentimes it's on the Internet, and we don't know.
This law filled seven million government employees and their families with terror, the middle class suddenly thought this man whom we brought in, whom we love, is working against us.
They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is.
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