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Why

adv.1.
1.For what cause, reason, or purpose; on what account; wherefore; - used interrogatively. See the Note under What, pron., 1.
Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
- Ezek. xxxiii. 11.
2.For which; on account of which; - used relatively.
3.The reason or cause for which; that on account of which; on what account; as, I know not why he left town so suddenly; - used as a compound relative.
The how and the why and the where.
- Goldsmith.
For why
because; why. See Forwhy.
n.1.A young heifer.
Noun1.why - the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
Synonyms: wherefore
Adv.1.why - question word; what is the reason (`how come' is a nonstandard variant); "why are you here?"; "how come he got an ice cream cone but I didn't?"
Synonyms: how come
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