Word "WHY" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
Synonyms:
wherefore

Crossword Clues for WHY

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Clue Source Date
Question not asked on “Jeopardy!” Wall Street Journal 20 Jul 2022
With 72-Across, "Actually, I do!" Premier Sunday 17 Jul 2022
Reason for which the river at Chepstow is mentioned The Times Cryptic 16 May 2022
Kid's question Eugene Sheffer 11 May 2022
'Any particular reason?' USA Today 18 Apr 2022
Kid's constant query Newsday 03 Apr 2022
"How come?" Universal 30 Jan 2022
Word that sounds like its last letter LA Times Daily 25 Dec 2021
'What was the reason?' USA Today 16 Nov 2021
'___ the long face?' The Washington Post Sunday 05 Sep 2021
'What was the reason?' USA Today 01 Jul 2021
"Sure!" LA Times Daily 05 Mar 2021
'Sure!' The Washington Post 05 Mar 2021
One of the five W's Universal 03 Mar 2021
One of the five W's Canadiana 28 Dec 2020
Left fielder in a comedy routine Wall Street Journal 22 Dec 2020
Wondering word LA Times Daily 30 Sep 2020
'How come?' USA Today 16 Aug 2020
Kid’s query Wall Street Journal 06 Aug 2020
Rationale Eugene Sheffer 07 Jul 2020
A question of motive Newsday 28 Jun 2020
For what reason? The Times Concise 16 Jun 2020
Existential question Universal 18 Mar 2020
Tot's query LA Times Daily 24 Dec 2019
Tot's query The Washington Post 24 Dec 2019
"How come?" Universal 02 Jun 2019
''How come?'' Newsday 20 May 2019
Question pronounced like its last letter Universal 03 Mar 2019
'Please explain' The Washington Post 17 Jan 2019
"Please explain" LA Times Daily 17 Jan 2019
"How come?"
"Please explain"
Question pronounced like its last letter
"I don't get it" Universal 09 Nov 2018
'Who's on First?' left fielder New York Times 30 Sep 2018
Question of motive Wall Street Journal 18 Aug 2018
'HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?!' The Washington Post Sunday 01 Apr 2018
Reason New York Times 24 Feb 2018
"I don't get it"
Reason
"Who's on First?" left fielder
Question of motive
Kid's question Eugene Sheffer 18 Nov 2017
For what reason? Irish Times Simplex 26 Oct 2017
Question raised by four squares in this puzzle? New York Times 18 May 2017
'How come?' Thomas Joseph 11 Apr 2017
Philosophical question Wall Street Journal 11 Feb 2017
Question raised by four squares in this puzzle?
Another of the five W's Jonesin 13 Sep 2016
Justification Newsday 11 Sep 2016
Explanation Newsday 11 Jun 2016
Word that sounds like its last letter LA Times Daily 23 Jan 2016
Word that sounds like its last letter
Word often seen near 42-Down Jonesin 17 Nov 2015
Justification LA Times Daily 13 Nov 2015
'___ me?' New York Times 08 Sep 2015
Tot's question Newsday 19 Jul 2015
Who, what, when, where and ___ Family Time 17 May 2015
Kid's query Eugene Sheffer 30 Mar 2015
Tot's repeated query Universal 06 Jan 2015
"___ me?"
The reason
Existential question
Justification
Tot's question
Tot's repeated query
For what reason?
"How come?"
Kid's question
Motive, essentially
"___ me?"
Wondering word
For what reason
"Could you explain that?"
Popular question from five-year-olds
Child's oft-repeated question
"How come?"
"For what reason?"
Toddler's incessant question
"How come?"
Curious toddler's question
Word before the big rush?
"How come?"
Q1
It's asked for a reason
Kid's repeated rejoinder
One of the five W's
"Because" evoker
Motive, essentially
"Because I said so!" elicitor
"Because" evoker
"For what reason?"
Reporter's query
"Because I said so!" elicitor
"For what reason?"
Kid's constant query
Reporter's question
Question before "because I said so"
Wondering word
Reporter's question
"Give me a reason"
*Frankie Avalon, 1959
See 13-Down
"Give me a reason"
What for
Question before "because I said so"
Tot's frequent question
Reason
With 69-Across, optimistic question, or a possible title for this puzzle
Kid's query
Question of motive
Kid's query
Reason
"Please explain"
"___ me?"
"I demand an explanation"
Philosopher's question
A question of motive?
Question repeated by a tot
Tot's frequently asked question
Rationale
"I demand an explanation"
Tot's repeated query
Reporter's query
1959 #1 Frankie Avalon hit
Left fielder in the "Who's on First?" routine
Kid's query
Toddler's frequent query
Media question
Questioning answer
Philosopher's question
Child's query
Wondering word
Tot's question
"How come?"
"___ We Fight" (WWII-era propaganda series)
Kid's refrain
Interview staple
The reason
LEFT FIELDER
Toddler's constant question
Toddler's question
Kid's refrain
The reason
Kid's question
Investigator's question
Youngster's perpetual question
Kid's question
With what motive?
One of the five W's
Child's question
Interview staple
One of the five W's
Investigator's question
For what reason
Three-year-old's question
Toddler's frequent query
"Who's on First?" left-fielder
Reason-seeking question
The waiter asked ...
A question of motive
Kid's mantra
Tot.s query
Tot's query
Rationale
Reporter's query
For what reason
PART 5 OF QUIP
Cause
Reason-seeking question
Toddler's question
A question of motive
Toddler's frequent query
One of the five interrogatives
Perennial question
Word of inquiry
Explanation seeker's query
"___ Do I Love You?": 1927 song
Interrogator's word
One of the five W's
Querist's word
How come?
Interrogative
Reporter's query
Mini-question
"___ England Slept," J.F.K. book
The reason ___
Child's word
Learning word
Child's question
"Warum?"
Interrogative.
Wherefore.
Reason.
Pourquoi.
Four-year-old's query.
Exclamation of surprise.
Word of surprise.
Junior's favorite question.
"___ me?"
Existential question
The reason
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