Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
whatever

what·ev·er

whatever

 
pronunciation:
wuht e vr [or] hwuht e vr
parts of speech:
pronoun, adjective
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: anything or everything that.
Take whatever you like.
definition 2: no matter what.
Whatever happens, you can count on me.
definition 3: any or only one of several specified or unspecified items; anything else.
napkins, cups, plates, or whatever
definition 4: which thing; what.
Whatever shall we do?
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of any kind, number, or amount.
Whatever clothes you need I will give you.
definition 2: all of.
It will take whatever energy we have left to finish on time.
definition 3: of any kind.
No sweets whatever are allowed on this diet.