wherever etymology

English word wherever comes from English ever, English where

Detailed word origin of wherever

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ever English (eng) (epidemiology) Occurring at any time, occurring even but once during a timespan. (informal) As intensifier following an interrogative word.. Always.. At any time.. In any way. (dialectal, and, informal).
where English (eng) The place in which something happens. The place in which. (legal) In a position, case, etc., in which.. At or in which place or situation.. To which place or situation.. Wherever.. While on the contrary; although; whereas. In what situation.. Interrogative adverb, used in either a direct or indirect question: at what place; to what place; what place.. With the preposition from.
wherever English (eng) In all places; everywhere.. In or to whatever place; anywhere. An emphatic form of where.

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