Definition of Soever
1. Adverb. (archaic) In any fashion, of any kind; used for emphasis after words such as how, what, which etc. ¹
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Definition of Soever
1. at all [adv]
Medical Definition of Soever
1. A word compounded of so and ever, used in composition with who, what, where, when, how, etc, and indicating any out of all possible or supposable persons, things, places, times, ways, etc. It is sometimes used separate from the pronoun or adverb. "For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required." (Luke xii. 48) "What great thing soever a man proposed to do in his life, he should think of achieving it by fifty." (Sir W. Temple) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soever
soever (current term)
Literary usage of Soever
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by American Committee of Revision (1881)
"men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: 29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger ..."
2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... Lemnos had he pass'd ; But on the twelfth Heav'n cast him yet once more Before Achilles, to be sent this while, How loth soever, down to Hades' realm. ..."
3. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... in that message, never to grant a toleration, upon what pretence soever, or an abolition of any of the laws then in force against the professors of it. ..."
4. The Manna of the Soul: Meditations for Each Day of the Year by Paolo Segneri (1892)
"FIRST DA Y. for what things soever were written, were written for our learning, that through patience and comfort of the Scriptures, we might have hope ..."
5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"Not but the one as well as the other, at what time soever planted, must equally have been planted by projectors ; for though Tubal Cain himself were to be ..."