How To Spell why?

Correct spelling: why

What does the abbreviation why mean?

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This graph shows how "why" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for why?

  1. Why do you want to go away from here? – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Why is sand like a boy?" – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  3. " Why where is he? – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  4. " Well, den, why don' you say so? – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  5. But that is why – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  6. But why do we go there? – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  7. That's why I am here!" – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  8. " Why I don't know," said Dorothy. – The Dorrance Domain by Carolyn Wells
  9. Why do you say so now? – The Deserter by Charles King
  10. Then why why are you like this? – Sisters by Ada Cambridge