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no matter

Definition of no matter

  1. 1 informal —used to say that something is not important <“I may be delayed for a few minutes.” “No matter. We still have plenty of time.”>

  2. 2 —used with what, how, when, etc., to say that something does not, will not, or should not affect something else <I'm going to do it, no matter what you say.> <He intends to buy that car no matter how much it costs.> <Everyone is welcome here, no matter where they come from.> <He wants to win, no matter what.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a subject under consideration

    :  a subject of disagreement or litigation

    :  the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. :  to form or discharge pus :  suppurate

    :  to be of importance :  signify

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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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