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Meaning of who

who

Pronunciation: (h), [key]
— obj. whose whom.
  1. what person or persons?: Who did it?
  2. (of a person) of what character, origin, position, importance, etc.: Who does she think she is?
  3. the person that or any person that (used relatively to represent a specified or implied antecedent): It was who you thought.
  4. (used relatively in restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses to represent a specified antecedent, the antecedent being a person or sometimes an animal or personified thing): Any kid who wants to can learn to swim.
  5. the person or persons who.
  6. in a manner of speaking; so to say.

WHO

Pronunciation: [key]
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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