Whatever definitions

wŏt-ĕv'ər, wŭt-, hwŏt-, hwŭt-
Whatever is defined as an expression of indifference or scorn.

An example of whatever is how a teenager would respond to a teacher asking them to stop texting in class, "Whatever. I will stop."

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Whatever means no matter what, anything that or the amount that.

An example of whatever is someone directing another to take anything they want from a party.

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Everything or anything that.

Do whatever you please.

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What amount that; the whole of what.

Whatever is left over is yours.

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No matter what.

Whatever happens, we'll meet here tonight.

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Which thing or things; what.

Whatever does he mean?

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What remains and need not be mentioned; what have you.

Please bring something to the party—pretzels, crackers, whatever.

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Of any number or kind; any.

Whatever requests you make will be granted.

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All of; the whole of.

She applied whatever strength she had left to the task.

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Of any kind at all.

No campers whatever may use the lake before noon.

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Used to indicate indifference to or scorn for something, such as a remark or suggestion.

We're having pizza tonight.—Whatever. I don't care.

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What? which thing, event, circumstance, etc.?: an emphatic interrogative, expressing perplexity or wonder.

Whatever can she mean by that?

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Anything that.

Tell her whatever you like.

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No matter what.

Whatever you may think, he's innocent.

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The amount, portion, or part that.

Take whatever you need from our supply.

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Anything else of the sort.

Use a pencil, a pen, (or) whatever.

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Of no matter what type, degree, quality, etc.

To make whatever repairs are needed.

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Being who it may be.

Whatever man told you that, it is not true.

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Of any kind.

I have no plans whatever.

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Used variously to express grudging acknowledgment, indifference, disdain, etc.
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(colloquial) Unexceptional or unimportant; blah.
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(postpositive) At all, absolutely, whatsoever.

There is no point whatever in going on with this discussion.

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No matter which; for any.

Whatever choice you make, there will be consequences.

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(relative) Anything that.

Whatever you say is fine with me.

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(colloquial, dismissive) A holophrastic expression used discourteously to indicate that the speaker does not consider the matter worthy of further discussion.

Parent: For the last time, clean up your room!

Child: Whatever.

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Anything; used to indicate that the speaker does not care about options.

I'll do whatever I can.

Do you want Chinese or Mexican for lunch today? "” Whatever.

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