Associations to the word «Wherefore»

Wiktionary

WHEREFORE, adverb. (conjunctive) (archaic) Why, for what reason, because of what.
WHEREFORE, adverb. (conjunctive) (archaic or formal) Therefore.
WHEREFORE, conjunction. (archaic) Because of which.
WHEREFORE, noun. An intent or purpose; a why.

Dictionary definition

WHEREFORE, noun. The cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope