What does Whose mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. whose(Pronoun)

    Of whom, belonging to whom; .

    Whose wallet is this?

    Etymology: Genitive of who, from hwæs, the genitive of hwa, from hwaz, from kʷos

  2. 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.)

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. whose

    To belong to a person.

    We know whose jumper that is.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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

How to pronounce Whose?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say Whose in sign language?

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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

Examples of Whose in a Sentence

  1. Howard Eissenstat:

    In the end it'd be very difficult to have an effective party rebellion against someone whose position is secure ... and who has captured the imagination of such a large part of their base, the frustration is palpable.

  2. The Omani Shed:

    Freedom of mind is the ultimate prove of persistence.” A person, whose mind is not free though he may not be in prison, he is a prisoner and not a free man

  3. Deja Foxx:

    I was really, really angry I felt, because he kept dodging us at rallies, it just seemed as though we were being ignored. And I don't want to be ignored by someone whose job it is to represent me.

  4. Bambang Setiadji:

    To establish such an industry, it is not that difficult, uMS has given birth to many automotive industry engineers whose quality competes with those of China's.

  5. Santa Romana:

    The Philippines under Duterte decided that we had to address the overdependence on one major power whose capital is thousands of miles away and to pay attention to our neighborhood, particularly, to the biggest neighbor we have -- that is China.

Images & Illustrations of Whose

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