whenever.' name='description'> whene'er - definition and meaning

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A contracted form of whenever.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Whenever.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb poetic Contraction of whenever.

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Examples

  • Take ne'er to the air, and hide whene'er a bat shows, making no disturbance.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • That is what barbarians say in their eastern tongue as a prelude to the dirge of death, whene'er royal blood is spilt upon the ground by deadly iron blades.

    Orestes

  • And thou shalt find me steadfast at thy side, whene'er occasion call.

    Rhesus

  • They say the Hellenes 'gathered host will come in arms aboard their ships to Simois with its silver eddies, even to Ilium, the plain of Troy beloved by Phoebus; where famed Cassandra, I am told, whene'er the god's resistless prophecies inspire her, wildly tosses her golden tresses, wreathed with crown of verdant bay.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • In Hellas we have a custom, whene'er one is drowned at sea -

    Helen

  • Loud rang the mourners 'wail, and one great cry went up, whene'er that winged maiden bore some victim out of sight from the city.

    The Phoenissae

  • For herein is a source of weakness to most states, whene'er a man of brave and generous soul receives no greater honour than his inferiors.

    Hecuba

  • The god himself will set me free, whene'er I list.

    The Bacchantes

  • And thou shalt find me steadfast at thy side, whene'er occasion call.

    Rhesus

  • His it is to rouse the revellers to dance, to laugh away dull care, and wake the flute, whene'er at banquets of the gods the luscious grape appears, or when the winecup in the feast sheds sleep on men who wear the ivy-spray.

    The Bacchantes

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