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  1. whosepronoun

    Of whom, belonging to whom; .

    Whose wallet is this?

    Etymology: Genitive of who, from hwæs, the genitive of hwa, from hwaz, from kʷos

  2. whosepronoun

    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

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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. Thomas Chandler Haliburton:

    No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.

  2. James Mattis:

    Because you have the right to have a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects, I believe it is right for me to step down from my position.

  3. Severin Cabannes:

    There are some clients whose profitability is structurally insufficient so we will not service them any more.

  4. Emily Castor Warren:

    If this data is so sensitive and so revealing of important individualized travel patterns then why is it okay for the companies to have that ? why should we actually trust them more than we trust city governments whose objective is the public interest ?

  5. Catherine Croft:

    During my time at the NSC, I received multiple calls from lobbyist Robert Livingston, who told me that Ambassador Yovanovitch should be fired, robert Livingston characterized Ambassador Yovanovitch as an' Obama holdover' and associated with George Soros. It was not clear to me at the time — or now — at whose direction or at whose expense Robert Livingston was seeking the removal of Ambassador Yovanovitch.

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