简明英汉词典

whether
[5(h)weTE]
conj.
是否, 不管, 无论

美国传统词典[双解]

whether
wheth.er
AHD:[hwμY“…r, wμY“-]
D.J.[6hweH*, 6weH-]
K.K.[6hwWH+, 6wWH-]
conj.(连接词)

(1)

Used in indirect questions to introduce one alternative:
是不是,是否:用于间接引语中以引出一选择:
We should find out whether the museum is open.See Usage Note at doubt, if
我们该查明博物馆是不是开门参见 doubtif

(2)

Used to introduce alternative possibilities:
用以引入选择的可能性:
Whether she wins or whether she loses, this is her last tournament.
不管她是赢是输,这是她的最后一次锦标赛

(3)

Either:
要么…要么,不是…就是:
He passed the test, whether by skill or luck.
他通过了考试,不是靠技术就是靠运气
pron.Archaic (代词)【古语】
Which:
哪一个:
“We came in full View of a great Island or Continent, (for we knew not whether)”(Jonathan Swift)
“我们充分清楚地看到了一座岛屿或是一块巨大的陆地,(因为我们不知道很大是哪一个)”(乔纳森·斯威夫特)

习惯用语

whether or no
Regardless of circumstances.
不管任何情形

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English hwether * see k wo-
源自 古英语 hwether *参见 k wo-

现代英汉词典

whether
[5weTE(r); (?@) 5hweTEr]
conj.

(1)

是…还是不是
Whether they will ever become future Olympic champions, only time will tell.
他们究竟会不会成为未来的奥林匹克的冠军,只有让时间来作出回答。
My sister is only seven, but she always tells me whether my pictures are good or not.
我妹妹才七岁,但她总能说出我画得好不好。
Whether the football game will be played depends on the weather.
足球比赛是否举行将视天气而定。
We shall not know whether the experiment has been successful until we have received a radio message.
等我们接到无线电信息时,才会知道试验是否成功。
He asked me whether she was coming.
他问我,她来还是不来。

(2)

不管…还是;无论…还是
I shall go, whether you come with me or stay at home.
不论你来还是留在家中,我都要去。
Whether we like a particular piece of news or not, all we have to do is sit in front of the tube and 'let it happen'.
不管我们喜欢不喜欢一条消息,我们所能做的只是坐在电视机前,'让它过去'。

现代英汉综合大辞典

whether
[5(h)weTE]
conj.

(1)

[接名词从句]是否

(2)

[接让步状语从句]不管, 无论
Ask him whether he can come.
问他能不能来。
I wonder whether it is true.
我不知道是不是真的。
The question is whether he can do it.
问题是他能不能做.
Whether we help him or not, he will fail.
不论我们帮助他与否, 他都将失败。

词性变化

whether
[5(h)weTE]
pron.
[古][疑问代词](两个中的)哪一个
Whether of them is the worse?
他们当中哪一个更坏?
n.
可能的选择
all the whys and whethers of the matter
(考虑到)事情的所有原因和可能的选择

习惯用语

whether... or...

(1)

是...还是...

(2)

或者...或者...; 不是...就是...

(3)

不管...还是...

whether or no [not]
无论是不是; 无论如何; 不管怎样; 总之; 必定

用法词典

whether
来自古英语 hwether

英文相关词典

whether
if    provided    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

whether
是否

美国传统词典

whether
wheth.er
AHD:[hwμY“…r, wμY“-]
D.J.[6hweH*, 6weH-]
K.K.[6hwWH+, 6wWH-]
conj.

(1)

Used in indirect questions to introduce one alternative:
We should find out whether the museum is open.See Usage Note at doubt, if

(2)

Used to introduce alternative possibilities:
Whether she wins or whether she loses, this is her last tournament.

(3)

Either:
He passed the test, whether by skill or luck.
pron.Archaic
Which:
“We came in full View of a great Island or Continent, (for we knew not whether)”(Jonathan Swift)

习惯用语

whether or no
Regardless of circumstances.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English hwether * see k wo-

英汉化学大词典

whether
是否,不管

英汉计算机大词典

whether
是否(不管)

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