[ wich-ev-er, hwich- ]
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  1. any one that: Take whichever you like.

  2. no matter which: Whichever you choose, the others will be offended.

  1. no matter which: whichever day;whichever ones you choose.

Origin of whichever

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at which, ever

Words Nearby whichever

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British Dictionary definitions for whichever


/ (wɪtʃˈɛvə) /

    • any (one, two, etc, out of several): take whichever car you like

    • (as pronoun): choose whichever appeals to you

    • no matter which (one or ones): whichever card you pick you'll still be making a mistake

    • (as pronoun): it won't make any difference, whichever comes first

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