Definition of why:

part of speech: noun

The reason or cause.

part of speech: noun

On what account; wherefore: for what reason?.

part of speech: adverb

For what cause, reason, or purpose; on what account; wherefore; for which; on account of which.

part of speech: adverb

For what cause or reason? on which account: wherefore.

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