Share this entry

no matter

Definition of no matter in English:

1 [with clause] Regardless of: no matter what the government calls them, they are cuts
More example sentences
  • The human spirit is basically the same no matter what area of the world you are in or come from.
  • She would never turn her back on me, no matter what I did, and it's the same for me.
  • You don't have to take every call at any time, no matter how important you may wish to look.
2It is of no importance: no matter, I’ll go myself
More example sentences
  • Time will tell if it is more than a piece of military muscle-flexing, but no matter.
it doesn't matter, it makes no difference/odds, it's unimportant, never mind, don't apologize, don't worry about it, don't mention it
See parent entry: matter

Definition of no matter in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources