What does whom mean?

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  1. whom(Pronoun)

    What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a verb.

    Whom did you ask?

  2. whom(Pronoun)

    What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a preposition.

  3. whom(Pronoun)

    Him; her; them (used as a relative pronoun to refer to a previously mentioned person or people.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whom

    the objective case of who. See Who

  2. Origin: [OE. wham, AS. dative hwm, hwm. See Who.]


  1. WHOM

    WHOM is an American radio station which airs an adult contemporary format. It transmits from atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire and has a broadcast area of five states and Quebec. While the signal can be heard all over northern New England, the station broadcasts from and considers itself part of the Portland, Maine radio market. It also claims on its website that it has the largest FM coverage area in the USA. The station also broadcasts their radio program over the internet from their official web page. It is owned by Cumulus Media. WHOM promotes its programming as "safe for the whole family."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Whom

    hōōm, pron. objective case of who.—prons. Whomev′er, Whomsoev′er, objective case of whoever, whosoever. [A.S. hwám, which was orig. dat. of hwá, who, and replaced in the 12th and 13th centuries the older accus. hwone.]

Suggested Resources

  1. WHOM

    What does WHOM stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WHOM acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whom' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #736

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whom' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2340


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whom in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dorothy Parker, when told she was outspoken:

    By whom?

  2. Longinus Cassius:

    Whom did it benefit.

  3. Menander:

    Whom the gods love dies young.

  4. Samuel Adams:

    Give credit to whom credit due.

  5. Maaz Ahmed:

    Freinds are those whom we do it.

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