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wherever

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    Definition of wherever in English Dictionary

  • AdverbPREwhere-
    1. An emphatic form of where.
      1. Wherever have you been all my life?
  • Conjunction
    1. In or to whatever place; anywhere.
      1. You can sit wherever you like. ‎
    2. In all places; everywhere.
      1. Add quotations wherever they are needed. ‎
      2. I see mistakes wherever I look. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • GET TALKED DOWN: When a pilot gets caught in weather, he may call the nearest tower for Ground Controlled Approach landing assistance, wherever the airport has GCA radar.
      • If I were a television executive right now, I'd take my content, microchunk it, put a couple calls to a video ad server in the middle of it, and let it go wherever it wants to go.
      • Wild animals abound wherever man does not stake his claim.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Wherever we come to an anchor, we always send out our strikers, and put out hooks and lines overboard, to try fish. — Dampier.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Interrogative adverbs
        • Pronominal adverbs
          • Uncomparable adverbs
          • Conjunctions
            • Prepositions
              • Pronominal adverbs
              • Pronouns
                • Pronominal adverbs

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. en whenever
              2. en where'er
              3. en whereover
              4. en whatever
              5. en whoever
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of wherever for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "wherever" is an adverb, more specifically, an interrogative adverb, a pronominal adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a conjunction. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a pronominal adverb. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, a pronominal adverb.
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