Whosoever Who`so*ev"er (h[=oo]`s[-o]*[e^]v"[~e]r), pron. Whatsoever person; any person whatever that; whoever. [1913 Webster]

Whosoever will, let him take . . . freely. --Rev. xxii. 17. [1913 Webster]

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  • whosoever — index whoever Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • whosoever — [ho͞o΄sō ev′ər] pron. whoever: an emphatic form …   English World dictionary

  • whosoever — [[t]hu͟ːsoʊe̱və(r)[/t]] CONJ SUBORD Whosoever means the same as whoever. [LITERARY, OLD FASHIONED] They can transfer or share the contract with whosoever they choose. Syn: whoever …   English dictionary

  • whosoever — /hooh soh ev euhr/, pron.; possessive whosesoever; objective whomsoever. whoever; whatever person: Whosoever wants to apply should write to the bureau. [1175 1225; ME; see WHOSO, EVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • whosoever — pronoun /ˈhuːsəʊɛvə/ /ˈhuːsoʊɛvɚ/ whichever person; whoever If thou do pardon, whosoever pray, More sins for this forgiveness prosper may. See Also: who, whoever …   Wiktionary

  • whosoever — who•so•ev•er [[t]ˌhu soʊˈɛv ər[/t]] pron. possessive whose•so•ev•er, objective whom•so•ev•er whoever; whatever person: Whosoever violates this law will be prosecuted[/ex] • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

  • whosoever — pronoun Date: 13th century whoever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whosoever — who|so|ev|er [ˌhu:səuˈevə US souˈevər] pron old use [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: whoso whoever (12 20 centuries) (from who so) + ever] ↑whoever …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whosoever — who|so|ev|er [ ,husou evər ] pronoun LITERARY, LEGAL used for emphasis instead of whoever …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whosoever — every one who Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary