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161. whōm pron.

202 quotations in 12 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to a person, usu. in comb. with an indef. adj.: (a) as direct obj. or obj. of prep.: anyone; ani (everi, som other) whom, anyone, someone, everyone (b) as subj.: ani whom,…

162. whōm-ever pron.

Additional spellings: whomever
12 quotations in 2 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons, introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as direct obj. in main clause, with rel. pron. as direct…

163. whōm-sō pron.

Additional spellings: whomso
16 quotations in 2 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons and used as obj. of various kinds, introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as subj. in main clause…

164. whōm-sō-ever pron.

Additional spellings: whom-soever, whomsoever
8 quotations in 1 sense
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons, introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as subj. in main clause, with rel. pron. as direct obj. in…

165. whōm-sum pron.

Additional spellings: whomsum
2 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) As indef. pron. referring to a person and used in dat. construction: anyone (b) as an independent relative with indefinite force referring to a person and used as direct obj., introducing a noun…

166. whōm-sum-ever pron.

Additional spellings: whom-sumever, whomsumever
1 quotation in 1 sense
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As an independent relative with generalizing force referring to a person or persons, introducing noun clause functioning as obj. of prep., perh. with concessive force: anyone to whom, no matter to…

167. whōs pron.

175 quotations in 14 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to an abstraction and used as genitive obj. with bidden v.: anything.

168. whō-sō pron.

Additional spellings: whoso
135 quotations in 5 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to a person and used as subj.: (a) in subordinate clauses introduced by but conj.: a person, one, he or she [1st 2 quots. could also be construed as sense 2.(f)] (b) in…

169. whō-sō-ever pron.

Additional spellings: who-soever, whosoever
39 quotations in 3 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons and used as subj., introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as subj. in main clause: the one who…

170. whō-sum pron.

Additional spellings: whosum
15 quotations in 2 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons and used as subj., introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as subj. in main clause: the one who…

171. whō-sum-ever pron.

Additional spellings: who-sumever, whosumever
10 quotations in 2 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons and used as subj., introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as subj. in main clause: the one or ones…

172. wit pron.

16 quotations in 1 sense
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As subj. of a verb or an implied verb: (a) we two, the two of us; (b) wit (…) bo, wit bothe, wit twein, both (the two) of us; wit…unk-self, we…ourselves.

173. yẹ̄ pron.

196 quotations in 5 senses
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As subject of a verb or occas. an implied verb, with plural referent: you: (a) addressing more than one person, bird, object, abstraction, etc.; also, you and he [quot. c1475]; ye and youres (b)…

174. yẹ̄-self pron.

Additional spellings: yeself
11 quotations in 1 sense
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Emphatic plural 2nd person pron.: you yourselves, you: (a) used as an appositive to the subj. of a clause; (b) used independently as subj. of a clause.

175. yit pron.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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As subj. of a verb: (a) you two; (b) yit (…) bo, yit (…) bothe, both of you; (c) with more than two persons as referent: you;—?error for ye pron.

176. yon pron.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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As dem. pron., pointing to a person, an animal, etc.: that one over there, that one; also, those over there, those; that yon.

177. yond pron.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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As dem. pron., pointing to a person or an animal: that one over there, that one; the (that) yond.

178. yonder pron.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) As dem. pron., pointing to a person or persons: that one over there, that one; also, those over there, those; the (thilke) yonder (b) Comp. that part of a country which is more remote or more…

179. yǒu pron.

384 quotations in 21 senses
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As direct obj. with plural referent: you: (a) addressed to more than one person or reification (b) with indef. pron. or adj. or num.: you alle, alle…you; you bothe; you ech on; you thre; (c)…

180. yǒur pron.

388 quotations in 24 senses
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Your;—modifying a noun denoting something in the charge, control, or possession of the person(s addressed, or something rhetorically assigned to the person(s addressed as something to be dealt with…