wherever

wherever

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English

Etymology

From where +‎ ever

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /(h)wɛɹˈɛvɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wɛəˈɹɛvə/
  • Rhymes: -ɛvə(ɹ)

Adverb

wherever (not comparable)

  1. An emphatic form of where.
    Wherever have you been all my life?

Usage notes

  • Used emphatically, wherever may be two words (where ever) when used in questions, though the single word is more common, especially in US usage.

Translations

Conjunction

wherever

  1. In or to whatever place; anywhere.
  2. In all places; everywhere.

Translations

See also

  • thereabout, thereafter, thereagainst, thereat, thereby, therefor, therefore, therefrom, therein, thereinafter, thereof, thereon, thereto, theretofore, thereunder, thereunto, thereupon, therewith, therewithal
  • hereabout, hereafter, hereat, hereby, herein, hereinafter, hereinbefore, hereinto, hereof, hereon, hereto, heretofore, hereunto, hereunder, hereupon, herewith
  • whereabouts, whereas, whereafter, whereat, whereby, wherefore, wherefrom, wherein, whereinto, whereof, whereon, whereto, whereunder, whereupon, wherever, wherewith, wherewithal

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