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Definitions for whereat
ʰwɛərˈæt, wɛər-wher·e·at

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  1. whereatconjunction

    at which, or toward which

  2. whereatconjunction

    because of which; whereupon

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Whereatadverb

    At which.

    Etymology: where and at.

    This he thought would be the fittest resting place, ’till we might go further from his mother’s fury; whereat he was no less angry, and ashamed, than desirous to obey Zelmane. Philip Sidney.

    This is in man’s conversion unto God, the first stage whereat his race towards heaven beginneth. Richard Hooker.

    Whereat I wak’d, and found
    Before mine eyes all real, as the dream
    Had lively shadow’d. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whereatadverb

    at which; upon which; whereupon; -- used relatively

  2. Whereatadverb

    at what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereat are you offended?

Anagrams for whereat »

  1. weareth

  2. weather

  3. whate'er

  4. wheater

  5. wreathe

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereat in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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