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Like our attitude to love, truth and goodness, we seem to be confident about knowing what beauty is - certain, even dogmatic - until we think hard about the idea, whereupon all confidence flies away.
Charles Jencks

Meaning of "whereupon" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WHEREUPON

whereupon  [ˌwɛərəˈpɒn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHEREUPON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Whereupon is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES WHEREUPON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of whereupon in the English dictionary

The definition of whereupon in the dictionary is at which; at which point; upon which. Other definition of whereupon is upon what?.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WHEREUPON


clip-on
ˈklɪpɒn
coupon
ˈkuːpɒn
crepon
ˈkreɪpɒn
croupon
ˈkruːpɒn
dalapon
ˈdæləˌpɒn
gipon
dʒɪˈpɒn
hereupon
ˌhɪərəˈpɒn
ippon
ˈɪpɒn
jupon
ˈʒuːpɒn
metopon
ˈmɛtəˌpɒn
Nippon
ˈnɪpɒn
pompon
ˈpɒmpɒn
prosopon
prɒˈsəʊpɒn
put-upon
ˈpʊtəpɒn
snap-on
ˈsnæpɒn
tampon
ˈtæmpɒn
thereupon
ˌðɛərəˈpɒn
upon
əˈpɒn
zip-on
ˈzɪpɒn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHEREUPON

wherefrom
wherein
whereinsoever
whereinto
whereness
whereof
whereon
whereout
whereso
wheresoe´er
wheresoeer
wheresoever
wherethrough
whereto
whereunder
whereuntil
whereunto
wherever
wherewith
wherewithal

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHEREUPON

bioweapon
capon
come upon
crampon
entry coupon
international reply coupon
laser weapon
murder weapon
nuclear weapon
offensive weapon
particle beam weapon
put upon
ration coupon
reply coupon
Ripon
secret weapon
set upon
tarpon
weapon
yaupon

Synonyms and antonyms of whereupon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «whereupon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHEREUPON

Find out the translation of whereupon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of whereupon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «whereupon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

于是
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con lo cual
570 millions of speakers

English

whereupon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عندها
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

после чего
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

portanto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যাহার ফলে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

après quoi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Maka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

woraufhin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

その結果
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

~하면 그 결과로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngendi wae
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên ấy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மன்னன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ज्यायोगे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bunun üzerine
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dopodiché
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

po czym
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

після чого
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

după care
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οπότε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

waarna
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

varpå
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hvorpå
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of whereupon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHEREUPON»

The term «whereupon» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.405 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WHEREUPON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about whereupon

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QUOTES WITH «WHEREUPON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word whereupon.
1
Charles Jencks
Like our attitude to love, truth and goodness, we seem to be confident about knowing what beauty is - certain, even dogmatic - until we think hard about the idea, whereupon all confidence flies away.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHEREUPON»

Discover the use of whereupon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to whereupon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
... of recognizance or otherwise) ; but 5 if upon the return of such warrant it shall appear that no sufficient distress can be had whereupon to levy the said penalty or penalties and such costs as aforesaid, and the same shall not be forthwith paid , ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1839
2
A Treatise Explanatory of a New System of Naval, Military ...
Whereupon I 233 I Wliereupon it 234 Whereupon some — 235 Whereupon that 236 Whereupon the 237 Whereupon their 238 Whereupon these, or those 239 Whereupon they — 240 Whereupon this 241 Whereupon we 242 Whereupon you ...
John Macdonald, 1817
3
Journal of the Senate of the State of Indiana at Their ... ...
Both Houses then proceeded to the election of a Prosecuting Attorney of the 3d iudicial circuit, whereupon, on counting the first balloting, it appeared that James F. D. Lanier, had received 50 votes, John Milton Johnson 39 votes, William A.
Indiana. General Assembly. Senate, 1831
4
Journals of the Honorable Senate and House of ...
Mr. Eastman of Gilmanton, from the committee on Roads Bridges and Canals, to whom was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the proprietors of the Coos turnpike road in New-Hampshire," made a report, Whereupon — Resolved,  ...
New Hampshire. General Court. Senate, 1836
5
Journal
... impose a fine or penalty on horses, hogs or other stock, found within the limits thereof, the owners of which are non-residents of the town : Whereupon, 1. Resolved as the opinion of this committee, That the prayer of said petition be rejected.
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates, 1835
6
Report of the Secretary of the Iowa State Agricultural ...
Spoiford, whereupon Mr. Spofford was declared duly elected Vice-President. For Secretary.—--On motion of Mr. Day, one ballot was ordered cast for J. M. Shaffer; whereupon a ballot being had, Mr. Shaffer was declared duly elected. Trcasurer ...
Iowa State Agricultural Society, 1870
7
Journal of the Senate of the United States of America
Whereupon, Resolved, That the Senate do advise and consent to the appointments, agreeably to the nominations respectively; except to those of Starling Archer, Nathaniel T. Wccms, John fiidgclcy, William Rodgcrs, James Dodge, La rid n ...
United States. Congress. Senate, 1804
8
Journal of the House of Representatives of the United ...
“An act for the relief of the Marshals of certain districts therein mentioned ;" and had found the same to be truly enrolled : whereupon, Mr. Speaker signed the said enrolled bills. Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate  ...
United States. Congress. House, 1826
9
Cases in the Court of Common Pleas and Exchequer Chamber ...
... heirs and assigns; whereupon and whereby the said Joshua Cuff in one undivided fourth part of the said advowson of the said last-mentioned church, held himself in and was seised thereof as of fee and right; and whereupon and whereby, ...
John Scott, 1840
10
Journal of the Senate and House
Mr. Wilson from the committee on Military Affairs, to which was refered, the petition of the officers and musicians of the 24th regiment of militia, for a division of said regiment, made a report, — whereupon Resolved, That it is inexpedient to grant ...
New Hampshire. General Court. Senate, 1829

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHEREUPON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term whereupon is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Week's Best Space Pictures: Goodbye Pluto, Hello Volcanoes
The death throes of a dying star light up a cloud of gas in a rainbow of colors. This violent stage in the star's death will last about 10,000 years, whereupon NGC ... «National Geographic, Jul 15»
2
Going Casual: Shadow Wolf Mysteries: Tracks of Terror
So the werewolves are different from the shadow wolves, but the shadow wolves can occasionally turn into werewolves before they're killed, whereupon they ... «The Killeen Daily Herald, Jul 15»
3
'Did I steal your husband?' Woman yells in Mandarin during …
... however, and hurriedly ducks back into the train, whereupon the doors close, ... however, and hurriedly ducks back into the train, whereupon the doors close, ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»
4
Alta Municipal Utilities
Whereupon, the Chairperson declared the Resolution duly adopted. CONCIDERATION OF CONSTRUCTION BIDS. Whereupon, there was received and filed ... «Pilot Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Qatar
A 29-year-old, non-national male from Doha developed symptoms on 15 May and sought medical advice at a primary health care center on 19 May, whereupon ... «World Health Organization, May 15»
6
City of Charter Oak, City Council Meeting Minutes: May 4, 2015
Whereupon the Mayor declared the motion duly carried and the Resolution duly passed. Motion by Jepsen to approve Resolution #05-04-2015A, Resolution To ... «Blair Enterprise Publishing, May 15»
7
Life Among the Leopards
According to local legend, as a young man the priest committed a murder and sought sanctuary here, whereupon he was filled with the wild glory of God. Seeing ... «New York Times, May 15»
8
Secret Cinema are launching a new Secret Nightclub (kind of)
Those trying to track down the mysterious club need to call a secret telephone line (don't ask us how), whereupon they'll be given instructions about dress code ... «Time Out London, May 15»
9
Hillary for President: No Joke
They stop to get some gas, whereupon Hillary recognizes the station attendant as a high-school boyfriend. After they drive off, Bill tells her, smugly, “See, if you'd ... «The New Yorker, Apr 15»
10
Annie Dear: Silly tourist tricks aren't really funny
They decided to take a coin and carve their initials into one of the walls and proceed to take a selfie, whereupon they were taken off by security and charged with ... «Blue Springs Examiner, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Whereupon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/whereupon>. Jul 2019 ».
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