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The reasons or motivations for a fact, action, or decision, especially the complete set of such reasons or motivations
“The whys and wherefores of the moral and social behaviors make this subject fascinating to me.”
The reason, whether conscious or unconscious, for a certain course of action
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The thought processes leading to accepted theories or solutions
Plural for an intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
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Plural for a statement or account that makes something clear
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