Why synonyms

wī, hwī

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A motive for an action or a determination.
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A purpose or cause:
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(Countable, logic, mathematics) A sequence of statements consisting of axioms, assumptions, statements already demonstrated in another proof, and statements that logically follow from previous statements in the sequence, and which concludes with a statement that is the object of the proof.
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The major idea or essential part of a concept or narrative:
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Something which causes something else; a cause. [from 14th c.]
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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A sense of importance or purpose:
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The subject of discourse; the point at issue.
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The means by which something is accomplished.
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A material object that physically exists.
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Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
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Purpose with respect to marriage:
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Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
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In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the embroidered pattern is applied.
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Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies:
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That which makes an act or an event unavoidable; irresistible force; overruling power; compulsion, physical or moral; fate; fatality.
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A set of statements in which one follows logically as a conclusion from the others.
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The purpose, aim, or goal of a specific action or effort:
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The definition of a start is the beginning or first part of something.
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Mystery is defined as something that is a secret, something where there is no clear explanation, something difficult to understand or explain or something unexplainable or unsolvable.
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The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
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(Uncountable) A personal quality similar to motivation, not necessarily tied to a single goal.
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A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
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A desired goal:
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Demand:
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An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
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The art of designing
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An aim or intention:
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What one intends to do or achieve
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Death, especially miserable.
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Find another word for why. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for why, like: for what reason?, for what purpose, how-come, how-so, how is it that?, reason, to-what-end, how do you explain that?, on whose account?, wherefore and why-and-wherefore.