Whome vs whom: Important difference between whom and whome


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Is whome a correct spelling? What does whome mean? How do you use whom?

Whome vs whom/ Whom or whome

Whome is the obsolete spelling of whom. Whome is no longer used by writers. “Whom” is the commonly used alternative. Whom is the correct spelling of whome.

Whome means whom. Whom is called a relative pronoun.

Whom meaning

Whom is a formal form of ‘who’ as the object of a verb or after a word such as ‘of’, ‘with’, or ‘from’.

Whom examples/ Whom in a sentence

How do you use whom? below are some

  • There are 15 students in my class, most of whom are girls.
  • Whom did you meet at the confrence?

What is Another Word for Whom?

Whom can be replaced by who or that to refer to people. Here is an axample:

  • That’s the man whom / who/ that I meet every day on my way to work.

So, we can use who and that instead of whome and say:

  • That’s the man who I meet every day on my way to work.
  • That’s the man that I meet every day on my way to work.

Tip1:

Who and that can replace whom only if there is a noun or a subject pronoun between the relative pronoun and the verb.

Tip 2:

When there is a noun or a subject pronoun between the relative pronoun and the verb, the relative pronoun can be omitted without changing the meaning of the sentence.

Find some examples about the use of whom here

Check the difference between who and whom here

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