Antonyms for wherefores

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


And that evening he told us the whole story and the whys and wherefores.

You will see Kitty in New York again, and the whys and wherefores will be illumined.

So why should he puzzle over the whys and wherefores of her motives?

He was not a man who reflected on the whys, the wherefores, the becauses, of this life.

Let us not judge him till we have heard the whys and wherefores.

The whys and the wherefores of her actions were still completely dark to him.

Do not enter into any explanations as to your tastes, nor the whys and wherefores of your refusal.

But where is there one who can give the whys and wherefores that these people do so and so?

Now consider for a moment the whys and the wherefores of this.

What if it should be to teach us not to be too prodigal of our "wherefores!"