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ˈɛn iˌhaʊany·how

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anyhow, anyway, anyways, in any case, at any rate, in any eventadverb

    used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement

    "Anyhow, he is dead now"; "I think they're asleep; anyhow, they're quiet"; "I don't know what happened to it; anyway, it's gone"; "anyway, there is another factor to consider"; "I don't know how it started; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"; "in any event, the government faced a serious protest"; "but at any rate he got a knighthood for it"

  2. anyhow, anywayadverb

    in any way whatsoever

    "they came anyhow they could"; "get it done anyway you can"

Wiktionary

  1. anyhowadverb

    In any way or manner whatever.

  2. anyhowadverb

    In any case. Used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anyhowadverb

    in any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. anyhow

    Do the duty by all means, and at any rate or risk: as Nelson, impatient for getting to Copenhagen in 1801, exclaimed-- "Let it be by the Sound, by the Belt, or anyhow, only lose not an hour."

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'anyhow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3200

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anyhow in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anyhow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of anyhow in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    If it causes discomfort anyhow to the ordinary people, then it can't be in the interest of the general public.

  2. Ursula K. Le Guin:

    A Woman is home caring for her children! even if she can't. Trapped in this well-built trap, A Woman blames her mother for luring her into it, while ensuring that her own daughter never gets out; she recoils from the idea of sisterhood and doesn't believe women have friends, because it probably means something unnatural, and anyhow, A Woman is afraid of women. She's a male construct, and she's afraid women will deconstruct her. She's afraid of everything, because she can't change. Thighs forever thin and shining hair and shining teeth and she's my Mom, too, all seven percent of her. And she never grows old.

  3. Blessing Irish:

    Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Perhaps, it is strange or ridiculous for you, but I am going to retire from traditional love affairs; anyhow, I will stay sharing my love as the volunteer lover.

  5. William McFee:

    If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.

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