What does whenever mean?

Definitions for whenever
ʰwɛnˈɛv ər, wɛn-, ʰwən-, wən-when·ev·er

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  1. wheneveradverb

    At whatever time.

    Visit whenever you want to.

  2. wheneveradverb


    Whenever you get into town, come by and see me.

  3. wheneveradverb

    Every time.

    Whenever he has a pair of aces, his eyelids twitch.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Whenever, Whensoeveradverb

    At whatsoever time.

    Etymology: when and ever, or soever.

    O welcome hour whenever! Why delays
    His hand to execute? John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    Men grow first acquainted with many of these self-evident truths, upon their being proposed; not because innate, but because the consideration of the nature of the things, contained in those words, would not suffer him to think otherwise, how or whensoever he is brought to reflection. John Locke.

    Our religion, whenever it is truly received into the heart, will appear in justice, friendship, and charity. John Rogers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whenever

    at whatever time

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whenever' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3261

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whenever' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2253

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'whenever' in Adverbs Frequency: #237

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whenever in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whenever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of whenever in a Sentence

  1. Emmanuel Ejim:

    Doctors are no more attending to me. The nurses only check on me whenever they please because there is no one to supervise them.

  2. Darlene Hammond/Hulton:

    It was emotional, but it wasn’t sad, i didn’t have any idea at the time how much I would miss it. Whenever I see an episode on TV now, I stop for a second. As soon as I see Carroll or Jean, I get so sad that I have to change the channel.

  3. Andy Bellatti:

    Whenever children are thrown into the mix, it tends to get people more riled up.

  4. John Norris:

    He was trying to run cons whenever he could, he was running short cons, he was running long cons, at no time was there the necessary meeting of the minds.

  5. Tucker Carlson:

    He can only be the nominee by fiat, whenever you impose something by fiat on a population that's not convinced of it, whether it's Roe vs. Wade or ObamaCare or the Iraq War or whatever, you have long term, decades-long resentment and problems as a result.

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