Definition of whether

Definition of whether
  1. whether Pronoun Which of two.
  2. whether Conjunction Introducing a direct interrogative question (often with correlative ) which indicates doubt between alternatives.
  3. whether Conjunction Used to introduce an indirect interrogative question that consists of multiple alternative possibilities (usually with correlative ).
  4. whether Conjunction Without a correlative, used to introduce a simple indirect question; if, whether or not.
  5. whether Conjunction Used to introduce a disjunctive adverbial clause which qualifies the main clause of the sentence (with correlative ).
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