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what for | what is more | whatchamacallit | whatchamacallum | whate'er | whatever | whatever may come | whatnot | whatsis | whatso | whatsoe'er

whatever

RELATED WORD :


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Definite Article, Pronoun
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what=ev=er
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168 in 156 verses (in OT : 109 in 104 verses) (in NT : 59 in 52 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

whateverpron. 
     Anything soever which; the thing or things of any kind; being this or that; of one nature or another; one thing or another; anything that may be; all that; the whole that; all particulars that; -- used both substantively and adjectively.  [1913 Webster]
    " Whatever often follows a noun, being used elliptically. “There being no room for any physical discovery whatever” [sc. it may be]."  Whately.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whatever fortune stays from his word."  [1913 Webster]
    "Whatever Earth, all-bearing mother, yields."  [1913 Webster]
    "Whatever be its intrinsic value."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whatever, adj. & pron.
1 = WHAT (in relative uses) with the emphasis on indefiniteness (lend me whatever you can; whatever money you have).
2 though anything (we are safe whatever happens).
3 (with neg. or interrog.) at all; of any kind (there is no doubt whatever).
4 colloq. = what ever.

Idiom
or whatever colloq. or anything similar.

ROGET THESAURUS

whatever

Generality

N generality, generalization, universality, catholicity, catholicism, miscellany, miscellaneousness, dragnet, common run, worldwideness, everyone, everybody, all hands, all the world and his wife, anybody, N or M, all sorts, prevalence, run, general, generic, collective, broad, comprehensive, sweeping, encyclopedical, widespread, universal, catholic, catholical, common, worldwide, ecumenical, oecumenical, transcendental, prevalent, prevailing, rife, epidemic, besetting, all over, covered with, Pan-American, Anglican, Pan-Hellenic, Pan-Germanic, slavic, panharmonic, every, all, unspecified, impersonal, customary, whatever, whatsoever, to a man, one and all, generally, always, for better for worse, in general, generally speaking, speaking generally, for the most part, in the long run.

Indifference

N indifference, neutrality, coldness, anaphrodisia, unconcern, insouciance, nonchalance, want of interest, want of earnestness, anorexy, anorexia, inappetency, apathy, supineness, disdain, recklessness, inattention, anaphrodisiac, antaphrodisiac, lust-quencher, passion-queller, indifferent, cold, frigid, lukewarm, cool, cool as a cucumber, unconcerned, insouciant, phlegmatic, pococurante, easygoing, devil-may- care, careless, listless, lackadaisical, half-hearted, unambitious, unaspiring, undesirous, unsolicitous, unattracted, aloof, unapproachable, remote, uncaring, unattractive, unalluring, undesired, undesirable, uncared for, unwished, unvalued, all one to, insipid, vain, for aught one cares, Int, never mind, Who cares? whatever you like, whatever, I couldn't care less, I could care less, anything will do, es macht nichts.


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