Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • conj. Into which.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Into which.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Into which; -- used relatively.
  • adv. Into what; -- used interrogatively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Into what?
  • Into which.

Etymologies

where +‎ into (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then he raised his head and sighing said, O Nuzhat al-Zaman, thou art my very sister and I cry: ‘I take refuge with Allah from this sin whereinto we have fallen,’ for I am Sharrkan, son of

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Such is the snare whereinto she will fall, such is the deadly doom that waits the hapless maid, nor shall she from the curse escape.

    Medea

  • However, after a little, the raft glided into open air and I saw before me a wide valley, whereinto the river fell with a noise like the rolling of thunder and a swiftness as the rushing of the wind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Olema and men of valiancy and that whereinto thou hast cast thyself of calamity so that there is neither power nor strength left in thee to repel whoso shall assail thee, more by token that thou transgressest and orderest thyself tyrannously and profligately

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then I entered into a contract of partnership with them and we chartered a ship and packing up all manner of precious stuffs and merchandise of every kind, freighted it therewith; after which we embarked in it all we needed and, setting sail from Bassorah, launched out into the dashing sea, swollen with clashing surge whereinto whoso entereth is lone and lorn and whence whoso cometh forth is as a babe new - born.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There was such a school at Damascus, whereinto Paul entered, to persecute.

    Leviathan

  • If so, then the place it deserted gives us the idea of pure space without solidity; whereinto any other body may enter, without either resistance or protrusion of anything.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • But higher still than the activities of art, the intellect in its purity, and the moral sense in its purity, are not distinguished from each other, and both ravish us into a region whereinto these passionate clouds of sorrow cannot rise.

    Uncollected Prose

  • And every earthen vessel, whereinto any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it shall be unclean; and ye shall break it.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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