Definition: 'Why'

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  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: why

Usage Notes:
  • Question Word
Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

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