Whichever
Whichever Which*ev"er, Whichsoever Which`so*ev"er, pron. & a. Whether one or another; whether one or the other; which; that one (of two or more) which; as, whichever road you take, it will lead you to town. [1913 Webster]

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  • whichever — [hwich ev′ər, wichev′ər] pron. 1. any one (of two or more) [he may choose whichever he likes] 2. no matter which one [whichever he chooses, he ll be satisfied] adj. 1. any (of two or more) [he may choose whichever desk he likes] 2. no matter… …   English World dictionary

  • whichever — index whatever Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • whichever — late 14c., from WHICH (Cf. which) + EVER (Cf. ever) …   Etymology dictionary

  • whichever — ► DETERMINER & PRONOUN 1) used to emphasize a lack of restriction in selecting one of a definite set of alternatives. 2) regardless of which …   English terms dictionary

  • whichever — [[t](h)wɪtʃe̱və(r)[/t]] 1) DET: DET sing n You use whichever in order to indicate that it does not matter which of the possible alternatives happens or is chosen. Whichever way you look at it, nuclear power is the energy of the future... Israel… …   English dictionary

  • whichever — which|ev|er [ wıtʃ evər, hwıtʃ evər ] function word * Whichever can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a noun): Customers will choose whichever product is cheaper. as a pronoun (without a following noun): You can contact… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whichever */ — UK [wɪtʃˈevə(r)] / US [wɪtʃˈevər] / US [hwɪtʃˈevər] determiner, pronoun Summary: Whichever can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a noun): Customers will choose whichever product is cheaper. as a pronoun (without a… …   English dictionary

  • whichever — which|ev|er [wıtʃˈevə US ˈevər] determiner, pron 1.) used to say that it does not matter which thing or person is chosen because the result will be the same ▪ It will be a difficult operation, whichever method you choose. ▪ Whichever way you look …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whichever — /hwich ev euhr, wich /, pron. 1. any one that: Take whichever you like. 2. no matter which: Whichever you choose, the others will be offended. adj. 3. no matter which: whichever day; whichever ones you choose. [1350 1400; ME; see WHICH, EVER] * * …   Universalium

  • whichever — /wɪtʃˈɛvə / (say wich evuh) pronoun 1. any one (of those in question) that: take whichever you like. 2. no matter which: whichever you choose, the others will be offended. –adjective 3. no matter which: whichever day; whichever person. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

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