Definition of wherefore noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wherefore

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈwɛrfɔr//
 
 
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Idioms
the whys and (the) wherefores
 
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the reasons for something I had no intention of going into the whys and the wherefores of the situation.
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