ETYM Old Eng. wher, whar, AS. hwaer; akin to Dutch waar, OS. hwaer, Old High Germ. hwâr, wâr, wâ, German wo, Icel. and Swed. hvar, Dan. hvor, Goth. hwar, and Eng. who; cf. Skr. karhi when. Related to Who, There.
(Homonym: ware, wear).
1. At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances.
2. At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the case or instance in which.
3. To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or issue; whither.
1. To what place, purpose, or end.
2. To which.
Toward what or which place.