1) PRON-REL Wherein means in which place or thing. [FORMAL, LITERARY or OLD-FASHIONED]

...a riding school wherein we could learn the art of horsemanship...

Adequate housing is possible in developed, mixed economies wherein the interests of the poor have prevailed.

2) QUEST Wherein means in which part or respect. [FORMAL]

Wherein lies the truth?

Wherein is also a conjunction.

It is difficult to know wherein Mr Ritchie hoped to find salvation for his country.

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  • Wherein — Where*in , adv. [1913 Webster] 1. In which; in which place, thing, time, respect, or the like; used relatively. [1913 Webster] Her clothes wherein she was clad. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] There are times wherein a man ought to be cautious as well as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wherein — [hwerin′, werin′] adv. [ME hwerin: see WHERE & IN1] Archaic in what way? how? [wherein is it wrong?] conj. in which [the room wherein he lay] …   English World dictionary

  • wherein — I adverb concerning, herein, in regard to which, inwardly, of which, regarding, respecting, therein, touching, whereon, whereupon, within II index herein Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wherein — early 13c., from WHERE (Cf. where) + IN (Cf. in). Cf. Du. waarin, Ger. worin, Swed. vari, Dan. hvori …   Etymology dictionary

  • wherein — ► ADVERB formal 1) in which. 2) in what place or respect? …   English terms dictionary

  • wherein — I. adverb Date: 13th century in what ; in what particular or respect < wherein was I wrong > II. conjunction Date: 14th century 1. a. in which ; where < the city …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wherein — adverb, conjunction literary in which place or part: The clay ovens wherein some farm wives still bake bread. | Wherein lies the difficulty? …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wherein — See therein. See therein, wherein …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • wherein — where|in [weərˈın US wer ] adv, conj formal in which place or part ▪ Wherein lies the difference between conservatism and liberalism? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wherein — where|in [ wer ın, hwer ın ] adverb, conjunction LITERARY, LEGAL in the place, situation, statement, etc. that has been referred to: the contract wherein it is stated that rent shall be paid at monthly intervals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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