From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwherewhere /weə $ wer/ ●●●S1W1 adverb, conjunction, pronoun 🔊 🔊 1WHEREin or to which place 🔊 Where are you going? 🔊 Where do they live? 🔊 Do you know where my glasses are? 🔊 Where would you like to sit?where (...) to/from 🔊 Where have you come from? 🔊 ‘We’re going on a long journey.’ ‘Where to?’where to do something 🔊 They’re easy to find, if you know where to look.where on earth/in the world etc (=used for emphasis when you are surprised, angry etc) 🔊 Where on earth have you been all this time?2used to talk about a particular place 🔊 She was standing exactly where you are standing now. 🔊 Stay where you are. 🔊 This is the place where I hid the key. 🔊 In 1963 we moved to Boston, where my grandparents lived.3used to talk about a particular stage in a process, conversation, story etc 🔊 The treatment will continue until the patient reaches the point where he can walk correctly and safely. 🔊 You are saying that everyone should be equal, and this is where I disagree. 🔊 Now, where were we? Oh yes, we were talking about John.4used to ask or talk about the origin of something or someone 🔊 Where does the word ‘super’ come from? 🔊 Where does this man get the money to keep two houses? 🔊 I wonder where he gets these strange ideas.5used to say that one person, thing, opinion etc is different from another 🔊 Where others might have been satisfied, Dawson had higher ambitions.6in or to any place syn wherever 🔊 You can sit where you like. 🔊 You’re free to go where you please.