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Definitions for whatever
ʰwʌtˈɛv ər, ʰwɒt-, ʰwət-, wʌt-, wɒt-, wət-what·ev·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. any(a), whatever, whatsoeveradjective

    one or some or every or all without specification

    "give me any peaches you don't want"; "not any milk is left"; "any child would know that"; "pick any card"; "any day now"; "cars can be rented at almost any airport"; "at twilight or any other time"; "beyond any doubt"; "need any help we can get"; "give me whatever peaches you don't want"; "no milk whatsoever is left"

Wiktionary

  1. whateverpronoun

    Anything; used to indicate that the speaker does not care about options.

  2. whateveradjective

    Unexceptional or unimportant; blah.

    Whatever choice you make, there will be consequences.

  3. whateveradjective

    No matter which; for any

    Whatever choice you make, there will be consequences.

  4. whateveradjective

    Anything that.

    Whatever you say is fine with me.

  5. whateverinterjection

    A holophrastic expression used discourteously to indicate that the speaker does not consider the matter worthy of further discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whatever

    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

Freebase

  1. Whatever

    "Whatever" is the sixth song performed by Japanese singer-songwriter Ayumi Hamasaki, for her album Loveppears. The song was written by Hamsaki herself, composed by Kazuhito Kikuchi and produced by Max Matsuura. The song is a trance and electronic dance. The album version, which is the Dub 1999 Remix was released as the single version. The J Version was released with the single version. It is over seven minutes long. "Whatever" peaked at number 5 on the Japanese Oricon charts. In the music video, it features Hamasaki in a white baby-blue room where water falls, where she is sitting on a seat in a white suit. In the video, small intercut scenes of a boy in an angel costume is seen. Critical reception was mostly positive from critics. The song was released February 10, 1999 in Japan, and later released worldwide digitally.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whatever' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #916

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whatever' in Written Corpus Frequency: #332

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whatever in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whatever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of whatever in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Disregard whatever that you've lost. Just regard the leftover. And most importantly, hopefully look forward to what is yet to come i.e. the best.

  2. Elijah Cummings:

    Yes, you've got people dying. Come on now, i think we have a real to do whatever is necessary to save lives.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    O' God, You see openly through, what hearts and minds, desire secretly, make good, and settle all complaints. You know the ins and outs of whatever is out and kept undisclosed and the vital completion of all the desires. O' God, You know I neither give any hope or expression nor reply to others nor use such words that may take others, in a wrong context, and do hope for nothing. It can cause the worst pain to them. O' God, give me the courage to speak clearly, and openly with my dignity of the Self.

  4. James Gunn:

    I think that the Marvel Cinematic Universe really felt like family to me and my brother really every step of the way, and sometimes things happen in families, but whatever. You move on and you kind of go from there, and I was never surprised by the love that I felt from particularly the' Guardians' castmates, but really everybody, and I'm excited to get back to work and go make another movie.

  5. Neil Newhouse:

    There may be bite-sized pieces that Republicans can go for, but 2022 is probably going to be a lower turnout election -- a typical midterm election, which makes it a base election, it's hard to see how moving toward compromise on an issue like this helps motivate your base or even helps win you crossover votes. ... Whatever bill the Democrats are pushing forward is probably going to go too far for most moderate Republicans.

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