Writing

‘Which’ vs. ‘That’: How to Use ‘Which’ and ‘That’ Correctly

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 3 min read

The words “that” and “which” play similar roles in the English language, but they are not perfect synonyms. In both American and British English, swapping “that” for “which” can change the entire meaning of the sentence.