What does whereof mean?

Definitions for whereofʰwɛərˈʌv, -ˈɒv, wɛər-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word whereof.


  1. whereof(Adverb)

    Of what.

  2. whereof(Adverb)

    Of which.

  3. whereof(Conjunction)

    Of what; of which; of whom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whereof(adverb)

    of which; of whom; formerly, also, with which; -- used relatively

  2. Whereof(adverb)

    of what; -- used interrogatively


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereof in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereof in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Bunyan:

    There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.

  2. Ecclesiates 1922 Bible:

    The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be. . .and there is no new thing under the sun. Is there any thing whereof it may be said, SEE, this is new It hath been already of old time, which was before us. There is no remembrance of former things.

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