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[hwair-uhn-too, wair-; hwair-uhn-too, wair-]
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conjunction, adverb
  1. Archaic. whereto.
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Origin of whereunto

First recorded in 1375–1425, whereunto is from the late Middle English word quhareunto. See where, unto
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Historical Examples

  • Whereunto the said Lawrence answered, saying, 'By the mass, thou liest!

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  • Whereunto the sub-prior said he thought there were more calves now than there were then.'

  • Whereunto he answered, that he was chancellor of the university, and not hers.

  • Whereunto the other Lords agreed that it was well said of him: and thereupon departed.

  • Do you know why and whereunto you have been baptized, and what it signifies that you have been baptized with water?