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Wiktionary

  1. whose(Pronoun)

    Of whom, belonging to whom; .

    Whose wallet is this?

  2. whose(Pronoun)

    Of whom, belonging to whom; .

    Whose wallet is this?

  3. whose(Pronoun)

    Of which, belonging to which; .

    We saw several houses whose roofs are falling off. (=The roofs are falling off several houses we saw.)

  4. Origin: Genitive of who, from hwæs, the genitive of hwa, from hwaz, from kʷos

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whose

    the possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which

  2. Origin: [OE. whos, whas, AS. hws, gen. of hw. See Who.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whose

    hōōz, pron. the possessive case of who or which.—pron. Whosesoev′er (B.), of whomsoever. [M. E. hwas—A.S. hwæs, gen. of hwá, who.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whose' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #438

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whose' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1555

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whose in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Selina Leem:

    This agreement is for those of us whose identity, whose culture, whose ancestors, whose whole being is bound to their lands.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world.

  3. Mark Twain:

    On his deathbed Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuse are for all -- the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.

  4. Jackie Mason:

    By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?

  5. Marc Anthony:

    This award honors artists whose outstanding careers have influenced several generations, tonight, this honor is given to a man with an admirable and moving voice, a true master whose talent has left forever a mark on the world of music and in our hearts.

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