whomever
pronoun objective case of whoever

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whomever — index whoever Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • whomever — ► PRONOUN chiefly formal ▪ used instead of ‘whoever’ as the object of a verb or preposition …   English terms dictionary

  • whomever — [ho͞om ev′ər] pron. objective form of WHOEVER …   English World dictionary

  • whomever — whoever, who ever, whomever 1. The same distinction applies here as to whatever and what ever, whoever being written as one word when it is an indefinite relative pronoun equivalent to ‘whatever person’ used in statements or commands (Whoever… …   Modern English usage

  • whomever — /hoohm ev euhr/, pron. the objective case of whoever: She questioned whomever she met. Whomever she spoke to, she was invariably polite. [1300 50; ME; see WHOM, EVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • whomever — See whoever, whomever …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • whomever — whom|ev|er [ hum evər ] pronoun FORMAL sometimes used instead of whoever when it is the object of a verb or preposition: The managers may employ whomever they choose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whomever — [[t]huːme̱və(r)[/t]] CONJ SUBORD Whomever is a formal word for whoever when it is the object of a verb or preposition. Syn: whoever …   English dictionary

  • whomever — whom•ev•er [[t]humˈɛv ər[/t]] pron. fun the objective case of whoever: Whomever she spoke to, she was always polite[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • whomever — pron. person which; who; every one which; whatever person which …   English contemporary dictionary

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