3 Letters
3 Consonants
0 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use why as a noun or as a adverb in a sentence.
About Why
A 1 syllables noun and 3 letters with the letters h, w, and y, 3 consonants, 0 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter h. Why starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters w, wh, and the ending characters are y, hy, ..
The cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores''
Middle English
School Grade
Why is set as a kindergarten word that starts with w, ends with y, 1 syllables, 0 vowels and 3 letters.
Is why a scrabble word? A 12 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Why in Pig Latin is said as "ywhay or ywhway".
w | h | y
wh | hy
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
Adverb Examples
question word;
what is the reason (`how come' is a nonstandard variant);
"why are you here?";
"how come he got an ice cream cone but I didn't?"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Why"

There are 158 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to why.

Accordingly(sentence connectors) because of the reason given
"consequently, he didn''t do it"
"continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"
After All
After Which
All In All
All Things Considered
Altogetherinformal terms for nakedness
"in the raw"
"in the altogether"
"in his birthday suit"
Apologya poor example
"it was an apology for a meal"
"a poor excuse for an automobile"
Argumenta variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable
if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable
Bafflementconfusion resulting from failure to understand
Baffling Problem

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There are 1 anagrams from why.

Anagram Definition
Whythe cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores''

View English words with the unique letters used in why. Words With The Letters Hwy


Why has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Groundthe first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
Reasonthe capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
"we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"

Names With The Word "Why"

2 names are spelled with why.


The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word why.

Is why a scrabble word or can you use why in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 20213 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 11382 games. This 3 letter 12 point scrabble word can be rearranged 6 ways. What other words can be made with the letters h, w, and y? There's 5 with 5 letters or less with the letters h, w, and y. Here is a list of 5 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Whey (4 letters) 13 +1 11 +1 whey
Why (3 letters) 12 10 why
YHWH (4 letters) 16 +4 13 +3 yhwh
Yahwe (5 letters) 14 +2 12 +2 yahwe
Chewy (5 letters) 16 +4 15 +5 chewy


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