What does whereby mean?

Definitions for whereby
ʰwɛərˈbaɪ, wɛər-where·by

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Wiktionary

  1. whereby(Adverb)

    By what, in which direction; how

  2. whereby(Adverb)

    By which.

  3. whereby(Adverb)

    Where.

  4. Origin: From where + by.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whereby(adverb)

    by which; -- used relatively

  2. Whereby(adverb)

    by what; how; -- used interrogatively

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whereby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4721

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whereby' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3668

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whereby' in Adverbs Frequency: #297

How to pronounce whereby?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say whereby in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereby in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of whereby in a Sentence

  1. Laurence J. Peter:

    Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

  2. Frank McKinney Hubbard:

    Litigation A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers.

  3. Saint Thomas Aquinas:

    Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in circumstances confronting him.

  4. Malcom Muggeridge:

    Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.

  5. Robert South:

    Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.

Images & Illustrations of whereby

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