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Whereof
Whereon
Whereout
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wheresoe'er
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Whereupon definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WHEREUPON, adv. Upon which.
The townsmen mutinied and sent to Essex, whereupon he came thither.

Merriam Webster's

conjunction Date: 14th century 1. on which 2. closely following and in consequence of which

Oxford Reference Dictionary

conj. immediately after which.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Whereupon Where`up*on", adv. Upon which; in consequence of which; after which. The townsmen mutinied and sent to Essex; whereupon he came thither. --Clarendon.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

You use whereupon to say that one thing happens immediately after another thing, and usually as a result of it. (FORMAL) Mr Muite refused to talk to them except in the company of his legal colleagues, whereupon the police officers departed... CONJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. Upon which, in consequence of which.

Moby Thesaurus

after which, at what time, at which, at which time, hereinafter, in what period, in which time, on, on what occasion, on which occasion, upon, upon which, what time, when, when as, whenever, whereat, wherefore, whereon, whereto, whereunto, wherewith



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