Wherever
Wherever Wher*ev"er, adv. At or in whatever place; wheresoever. [1913 Webster]

He can not but love virtue wherever it is. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]


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  • wherever — wherever, where ever Wherever is written as one word when it is a conjunction • (One knows the type… They re complete poison, wherever they go R. Barnard, 1977) or a quasi adverb used informally • (The traffic wardens will effectively end up… …   Modern English usage

  • wherever — [wher e er′hwer ev′ər, werev′ər] adv. [ME] Informal where: an emphatic form expressing surprise or bewilderment [wherever did you hear that?] conj. in, at, or to whatever place or situation [he thinks of us, wherever he is]: Also Old Poet. where… …   English World dictionary

  • wherever — late 13c., ware euere, from WHERE (Cf. where) + EVER (Cf. ever) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wherever — ► ADVERB 1) in or to whatever place. 2) used for emphasis instead of ‘where’ in questions. ► CONJUNCTION ▪ in every case when …   English terms dictionary

  • wherever — wher|ev|er [ wer evər, hwer evər ] function word ** Wherever can be used in the following ways: as a conjunction (connecting two clauses): She was followed by press photographers wherever she went. as an adverb: Go ahead and sit wherever.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wherever */*/ — UK [werˈevə(r)] / US [werˈevər] / US [hwerˈevər] adverb, conjunction Summary: Wherever can be used in the following ways: as a conjunction (connecting two clauses): She was followed by press photographers wherever she went. as an adverb: Go ahead …   English dictionary

  • wherever — [[t](h)weəre̱və(r)[/t]] 1) CONJ SUBORD You use wherever to indicate that something happens or is true in any place or situation. Some people enjoy themselves wherever they are... Jack believed in finding happiness wherever possible... By simply… …   English dictionary

  • wherever — wher|ev|er S2 [weərˈevə US werˈevər] adv 1.) to or at any place, position, or situation ▪ Children will play wherever they happen to be. ▪ Sit wherever you like. ... or wherever (=used to emphasize that you are talking about any place and not a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wherever — adverb 1 to or at whatever place, position, or situation: If you could go wherever you wanted to in the world, where would you go? | Sleep wherever you like. | ... or wherever (=used to emphasize that you are talking about any place and not a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wherever — I. adverb Date: 13th century 1. where in the world < wherever did you get that tie > 2. anywhere at all < explore northward or wherever Bernard De Voto > II. conjunction Date: 14th century 1. at, in, or to any or all …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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