Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Why, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Why.

Why meaning

why - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase ` the whys and wherefores'
  2. 2. question word; what is the reason (` how come' is a nonstandard variant); " why are you here?"; " how come he got an ice cream cone but I didn't?"
  3. 3. A young heifer.
  4. 4. For what cause, reason, or purpose; on what account; wherefore; - used interrogatively. See the Note under What, pron., 1.
  5. 5. For which; on account of which; - used relatively.
  6. 6. The reason or cause for which; that on account of which; on what account; as, I know not why he left town so suddenly; - used as a compound relative.
  7. 7. On what account; wherefore: for what reason?.

why - examples of usage

  1. Why, yes, was the reply; don't you?
  2. Why, of course I did. - "Flamsted quarries", Mary E. Waller.
  3. She did not tell me why.
Filter by letter: