"which" Definition

  1. a. Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who.
  2. a. A interrogative pronoun, used both substantively and adjectively, and in direct and indirect questions, to ask for, or refer to, an individual person or thing among several of a class; as, which man is it? which woman was it? which is the house? he asked which route he should take; which is best, to live or to die? See the Note under What, pron., 1.
  3. pron. A relative pronoun, used esp. in referring to an antecedent noun or clause, but sometimes with reference to what is specified or implied in a sentence, or to a following noun or clause (generally involving a reference, however, to something which has preceded). It is used in all numbers and genders, and was formerly used of persons.
  4. pron. A compound relative or indefinite pronoun, standing for any one which, whichever, that which, those which, the . . . which, and the like; as, take which you will.

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Position in dictionary: 109699 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., pron., pron.,
Words that start with "which": 3
Words that end with "which": 1
Words that contain "which": 3
Next words in dictionary: whichever, whichsoever, whidah bird, whider, whiff
Previous words in dictionary: wheyish, wheyface, wheyey, whey-faced, whey

English Dictionary Definition of which

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