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whom meaning

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    Definition of whom in English Dictionary

  • Pronoun
    1. What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a verb.
      1. Whom did you ask? ‎
    2. What person or people; which person or people, as the object of a preposition.
      1. To whom are you referring?  With whom were you talking? ‎
    3. Him; her; them (used as a relative pronoun to refer to a previously mentioned person or people.).
      1. He's a person with whom I work.;   We have ten employees, half of whom are carpenters. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • "He was a man whom no check could abash." – Thomas Babington Macaulay.
      • He's a person with whom I work.;   We have ten employees, half of whom are carpenters. ‎
      • Wheea behight thee? = What is your name/to whom do you belong?
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Pronouns
      • Interrogative pronouns
        • Relative pronouns
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      1. en whomsoever
      2. en whomever
      3. en whome
      4. en whomp
      5. en whoman
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of whom for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "whom" is a pronoun, more specifically, an interrogative pronoun and a relative pronoun.
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