Definition of quicumque
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LEM
quīcumque, quaecumque, quodcumque
pronoun (relative)
  1. whoever, whatever, whosoever, whatsoever, every one who, everything that, all that
  2. [as subst n.] whatever, however much
  3. [in abridged clauses] any whatever, every
  4. [of quality] howsoever constituted, of whatever kind
Abbreviations
quīcumque (not -cunque), quaecumque, quodcumque, pron rel., whoever, whatever, whosoever, whatsoever, every one who, everything that, all that: quicumque is est, whosoever: quoscumque de te queri audivi, quācumque potui ratione placavi, all I have heard complain I have satisfied in every possible way: petere fortunam, quaecumque accidat, what fortune soever, Cs.

—In tmesi: Cum quibus erat cumque, eis sese dedere, T.: quam se cumque in partem dedisset.

—As subst n., whatever, however much: quodcumque diceret: quaecumque ille fecisset: quodcumque est lucri, i. e. all the profit, Ph.: quodcunque hoc regni, all this authority, V.

—When the relat. introduces successive clauses, only qui is repeated: quaecumque navis ex Asiā, quae ex Syriā, quae, etc.

—In abridged clauses, any whatever, every: quae sanari poterunt, quācumque ratione sanabo (i. e. omni ratione, quaecumque erit): qui quācumque de causā ad eos venerunt, Cs.: quocumque modo, S.

—Of quality, howsoever constituted, of whatever kind: quaecumque mens illa fuit, Gabini fuit.
 
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