whatever

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/hwɒtˈɛvər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwʌtˈɛvɚ, hwɑt-, hwət-, wʌt-, wɑt-, wət-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(hwut evər, hwot-, hwət-, wut-, wot-, wət-)



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whatever

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
pron
  1. whatever you [want, need, like, prefer]
  2. and whatever else you might [want]
  3. whatever makes you happy
  4. (can't) [do, say] whatever you want
  5. whatever the [reason, occasion, case, cause]
  6. whatever you do, don't [say, mention]
  7. will do whatever it takes (to)
  8. whatever happened to (him)?
  9. whatever do you [want. mean]?
  10. whatever that means
  11. whatever your [age, size, background, nationality]
  12. whatever and whenever
  13. whatever happens, I [still love you, will be there]
  14. whatever is [available, easiest]
  15. whatever you say (is fine by me)
  16. [will do, am up for] whatever
adj
  1. by whatever means necessary
interj
  1. whatever!
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