How To Use Wherein? Definition Of This Term And Using It In Sentence

How To Use Wherein? Definition Of This Term And Using It In Sentence

HOW TO USE WHEREIN – In this topic, we will first know the definition of the term, “wherein” and how is this term used in sentences.


The Oxford Dictionary defines this term as the following:

  • An adverb which means:
    • in which
    • in what place or respect?

Meanwhile the Merriam-Webster dictionary described this term as the following:

  • First Entry
    • in what in what particular or respect
  • Second Entry
    • Where
      • in which
      • during which
    • How
      • in what way

It is synonymous to the terms “how” and “where”.


  • Wherein lies the secret to the company’s success?
  • The situation wherein the information will eventually be used
  • Gratitude for his achievements and sorrow for his death found expression in universal mourning wherein king and peasant equally joined.43
  • In like manner real virtue consists in the subordination of the individual to the laws of this harmony as the universal reason wherein alone true freedom is to be found.
  • ” Jurisdiction ” is a word borrowed from the jurists which has acquired a wide extension in theology, wherein, for example, it is frequently used in contradistinction to ” order,” to express the right to administer sacraments as something superadded to the power to celebrate them.

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