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whichever

adjective which·ev·er \ hwich-ˈe-vər , wich- \

Definition of whichever

:being whatever one or ones out of a group :no matter which
  • its soothing … effect will be the same whichever way you take it
  • Punch

Examples of whichever in a Sentence

  1. Choose whichever one you want.

  2. He will support whichever candidate wins.

First Known Use of whichever

14th century


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whichever

pronoun

Definition of whichever

:whatever one or ones out of a group
  • take two of the four elective subjects, whichever you prefer

Examples of whichever in a Sentence

  1. We can go on Tuesday or Friday, whichever you prefer.

  2. You may leave at 4:00 or when you've finished the job, whichever comes first.

First Known Use of whichever

14th century


WHICHEVER Defined for English Language Learners

whichever

adjective

Definition of whichever for English Language Learners

  • : whatever one or ones out of a group


whichever

pronoun

Definition of whichever for English Language Learners

  • : whatever one or ones out of a group


WHICHEVER Defined for Kids

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whichever

adjective which·ev·er \ hwich-ˈe-vər , wich- \

Definition of whichever for Students

:being whatever one or ones :no matter which
  • Take whichever book you want.

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whichever

pronoun

Definition of whichever for Students

:whatever one or ones
  • Buy the sweater or the coat, whichever you like better.


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