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whereto

[ wair-too, hwair- ]
/ wɛərˈtu, ʰwɛər- /
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conjunction, adverb
Archaic. to what or what place or end.
to which.
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Origin of whereto

First recorded in 1175–1225, whereto is from the Middle English word wherto.See where, to
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British Dictionary definitions for whereto

whereto
/ (wɛəˈtuː) archaic, or formal /

adverb
towards what (place, end, etc)?
pronoun
to which
Also (archaic): whereunto
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