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whether

wheth·er

whether

 
 
pronunciation:
we thr [or] hwe thr
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: used to introduce one choice or alternative.
Please find out whether it is snowing.
definition 2: used to introduce two or more choices or alternatives.
Whether we swim or run, we will get plenty of exercise.
Homophone Note
The words whether and weather (conditions outside) sound alike but have different meanings.