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What 1Definition: As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking
questions regarding either
things; as, what is
this? what did you
say? what poem is
this? what child is
What 2Definition: As an exclamatory
word: (a) Used absolutely or independently; often with a question following.
What 3Definition: Used adjectively, meaning how remarkable, or how great; as, what
What 4Definition: Sometimes prefixed to
adjectives in an adverbial sense, as nearly equivalent to how; as, what happy
What 5Definition: As a relative pronoun
What 6Definition: Used substantively with the antecedent suppressed, equivalent to that which, or those
[persons] who, or those
[things] which; called a compound relative.
What 7Definition: Used adjectively, equivalent to the which; the sort or kind of which; rarely, the on, or at, which.
What 8Definition: Used adverbially in a sense corresponding to the adjectival use; as, he picked what good fruit he saw.
What 9Definition: Whatever; whatsoever; what thing soever; used indefinitely.
What 10Definition: Used adverbially, in part; partly; somewhat; with a following preposition, especially, with, and commonly with repetition.
What 11Definition: Something; thing; stuff.
Why? For what
purpose? On what