what

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  1. Which thing, event, circumstance, etc.: (n-g)

  2. 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)

  3. The gym is across from … what? — The gym is across from the lounge. — Across from the lounge. Right. Thanks!
    : (audio)
  4. That which; those that; the thing that.

  5. (ux)

  6. That; which; who.

  7. 1902, (w), ''(w)'':

  8. That’s her; that’s the thing what has stole his heart from me.
  9. 2017, ''(w)'':

  10. For, it is a name what strikes fear in the heart of anyone what hears it.
  11. Whatever.

  12. (ngd)

  13. In some manner or degree; in part; partly. ''See also with''

  14. ''This leads to an uncertain situation for creditors what would negatively affect the willingness to provide credit.''

  15. (alt form) (gloss)

  16. (n-g)

  17. 1605 William Shakespeare, ''King Lear''

  18. What, have his daughters brought him to this pass?

    ''What! that's|That’s amazing.''

  19. What do you want? (non-gloss definition)

  20. ''What? I'm busy.''

  21. (clipping of)?

  22. 1991 May 12, of Jeeves and Wooster episodes|"Kidnapped!" Jeeves and Wooster|''Jeeves and Wooster'', Series 2, Episode 5:

  23. ''Chuffy:'' WHAT? No, no, no, no, no. My casa is your casa, what?
  24. Which one(s); which kind of.

  25. ''What shirt are you going to wear?''

    ''What time is it?''

    ''What kind of car is that?''

  26. Whatever

  27. Something; thing; stuff.

  28. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  29. The identity of a thing, as an answer to a question of what.

  30. 2005, Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln, ''The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research'' (page 493)

  31. The emphasis on the interplay between the hows and whats of interpretive practice is paramount.
  32. Something that is addressed by (m), as opposed to a person, addressed by (m).

  33. 2012, "We Are Both", season 2, episode 2 of ''(w)''

  34. Regina: What are you?
    Rumplestiltskin: What? What? What? My, my, what a rude question! I am not a what.
  35. what

  36. Why.

  37. (RQ:Chaucer CT)

  38. What shulde I tel the answere of the knyght?
  39. (RQ:Milton Of Reformation)

  40. (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr):

  41. And as for on C good knyghtes I haue my self / but I fawte / l / for so many haue ben slayne in my dayes / and so Ladegreans delyuerd his doughter Gweneuer vnto Merlyn / and the table round with the C knyghtes / and so they rode fresshly with grete royalte / what by water and what by land / tyl that they came nyghe vnto london
  42. what?

  43. that, which

  44. how?

  45. why?

  46. as, than, how

  47. how!

  48. (q) what?

  49. (q) what, which

  50. (q) what a lot of! how many!

  51. to whet, hone, sharpen