whatever the case (may be)

Definition of whatever the case (may be)

  1. :  either way The doctor may or may not have been at fault, but whatever the case (may be) the patient almost died.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  anything or everything that

    :  no matter what

    :  whatnot

  1. :  any … that :  all … that

    :  no matter what

  1. :  a set of circumstances or conditions

    :  a situation requiring investigation or action (as by the police)

    :  the object of investigation or consideration

  1. :  a box or receptacle for holding something

    :  a box together with its contents

    :  set

  1. :  to enclose in or cover with or as if with a case :  encase

    :  to line (something, such as a well) with supporting material (such as metal pipe)

    :  to inspect or study especially with intent to rob

  1. :  have the ability to

    :  have permission to :  be free to

    : used in auxiliary function to express a wish or desire especially in prayer, imprecation, or benediction

  1. :  maiden

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to criticize severely

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