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English

Etymology

From what + soever.

Pronunciation

Adjective

whatsoever (not comparable)

Positive
whatsoever

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Whatever.
    “In whatsoever shape he lurk.” Milton.
    Whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.” Gen. xxxi. 16.
  2. In any way; at all.
    He didn’t give me any answer whatsoever.

Translations

Usage notes

The word is sometimes divided by tmesis. “What things soever ye desire.” Mark xi. 24.

Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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