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  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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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. Anuj Somany:

    If a person speaks against the function of the media system of whose he himself a part of it for many years in an organisation and holds there a prized position; does prominent program for it; delivers keynote speeches or debate or panel discussion on the public platforms and gets a lot of audience applaud & appreciation, does not get ousted and face disciplinary action, then it is worth to doubt to unearth his real,hidden intention behind doing any sort of opposition of its operation.

  2. Kamal Hamdan:

    This confessional system is not only corrupt. It is built on vested interests by all the sects (whose leaders) keep their grip on their people... The politicians have devoured Lebanon.

  3. Blessing Abeng:

    The truth is that we were supposed to be having a' conversation', the context of our conversation was personal and warm, i had made the decision to speak from the heart, and it would be dishonest to pretend that I had not reacted personally to so many issues around Ms. Hillary Clinton, whose life has become a kind of crucible of all the questions that affect women.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    Its time for Republicans and President Trump to decide whose side theyre on, are they going to stand with the 90 percentof Americans who want universal background checks, or are they going to once again kowtow to the desires of the gun lobby?

  5. Amenorhu kwaku:

    Never lose your temper on a man in whose world you live in

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