whichever

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Determiner
whichever

  1. (question) You use whichever when it doesn't matter which thing.
    Whichever colour you choose, you'll be happy.
  2. (relative, indefinite) You use whichever when it doesn't matter which thing.
    It's OK to take whichever bus comes first.
    Whichever of these two wins will take first prize.
    "Would you like the blue or the green?" "Oh, whichever colour, it doesn't matter."
  3. (relative, definite) You use whichever when there's a particular thing, but you can't remember what it was.
    We took whichever bus came first, number 41 I think.

Pronoun[change]

Pronoun
whichever

  1. (question) You use whichever when it doesn't matter which thing.
    Whichever you choose, you'll be happy.
  2. (relative, indefinite) You use whichever when it doesn't matter which thing.
    It's OK to take whichever comes first.
    Whichever of these two wins will take first prize.
    "Would you like the blue or the green?" "Oh, whichever, it doesn't matter."
  3. (relative, definite) You use whichever when there's a particular thing, but you can't remember what it was.
    We took whichever came first, number 41 I think.