whether or not

whether or not

Regardless of whether (something happens). Whether or not you're a member, you still have to pay admission for the special exhibit. I'm going whether or not you come with me.
See also: not

whether or not

either if something is the case or if something is not the case; one way or the other. I'll drive to New York tomorrow whether or not it rains. I'm going to the mall whether you come with me or not.
See also: not

whether or not

Also, whether or no. Regardless of whether, no matter if. For example, Whether or not it rains, we're going to walk to the theater, or She plans to sing at the wedding, whether or no anyone asks her to. The negative element in these constructions may also follow the subject and verb, as in I have to attend, whether I want to or not. [c. 1600]
See also: not
References in classic literature ?
Other things to be considered in narrative are: Movement, which, unless for special reasons, should be rapid, at least not slow and broken; Suspense; general Interest; and the questions whether or not there are good situations and good minor climaxes, contributing to the interest; and whether or not motivation is good, apart from that which results from character, that is whether events are properly represented as happening in accordance with the law of cause and effect which inexorably governs actual life.
But those aren't the only ones that deter-mine whether or not an investment is made.
They had shut down the studio, but he'd taken a lot of the gear and we were kind of the experiment as to whether or not he wanted to start recording again.
As previously explained, the regulations do not prohibit tax shelter advice, but merely provide complex requirements that must be satisfied when providing written advice, whether or not the advice relates to a tax shelter.
This article explains the options available under the final regulations and illustrates why the elections are very important to GST tax planning, whether or not a particular transfer is an indirect skip.
Companies use the useful life of assets to guide their decisions on whether or not to amortize them on their financial statements.
Whether or not the injunction should have been granted is quite another matter.
This type of analysis excludes patients who failed to take the medicine, whether or not they had a good reason for doing so.
This case raised the issue of whether or not thermal scanning a private residence from outside the residence is a search under the Fourth Amendment.
It is also not known what effect implants have on lactation, and whether or not there is a difference in the rate of implant rupture, breast pain, migration of the implant, or mastitis in women who are pregnant or lactating.
URRMA believes this information will help the attending physician in deciding whether or not to prescribe the current regiment of anti-AIDS drugs.
A fixed facility may be considered an office or other fixed place of business whether or not the facility is continuously used by a nonresident alien individual or foreign corporation.
This article provides guidance to every CPA who has ever wondered whether or not providing investment advice triggers the act's registration requirements and its anti-fraud rules.
74-252, (8) wages generally include payments made by an employer to an employee who is involuntarily dismissed, whether or not the employer is legally bound to make the payments.
Those terms determine the amount of the settlement or settlements, and, in some cases, whether or not settlement is required.