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Definition of Which:

  1. A compound relative or indefinite pronoun, standing for any one which, whichever, that which, those which, the . . . which, and the like; as, take which you will.
  2. A interrogative pronoun, used both substantively and adjectively, and in direct and indirect questions, to ask for, or refer to, an individual person or thing among several of a class; as, which man is it? which woman was it? which is the house? he asked which route he should take; which is best, to live or to die? See the Note under What, pron., 1.
  3. Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who.


namely, just, anyway, that, and that, do with, whatever, not to mention, furthermore, even so, what has/will become of, kindly, how, where has someone/something gotten to?, anyhow, in any case, the fact that, incidentally, keep, what's gotten into someone?, what (has) happened to something, by the way, and which, whichever.

Usage examples:

  • Which did trouble me.

    - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  • But on which side?

    - "The Ascent of the Matterhorn", Edward Whymper.
  • And she, which one of them does she love?

    - "The Secret of the Night", Gaston Leroux.