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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"


  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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  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. Anthony Fauci:

    Not as often as you might think -- well, I don't know how often people think you talk to the President or vice president, but they're pretty busy, you want to jump anyhow, and they're just giving you a direction on how high.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Sometimes, we have to find out : do we engage ourselves or are we embarked upon. Do we act willingly or are we naively manipulated. If it is our free choice, anyhow, we have to put “skin in the game.” ( “A glimpse of the future" )

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    The problem is that a lot of these issue are more complicated than a six-second sound byte and a lot of the issues we choose to raise end up in conflict with corporate America and the corporate media, but you know what, we are going to talk about those issues anyhow.

  4. William McFee:

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

  5. High Court:

    Confidence cannot exist without trust, and trust cannot exist without assurance that partisan political positions incapable of being communicated with attribution will not be communicated anyhow under the cloak of anonymity.

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    manifestly demonstrative
    • A. pecuniary
    • B. naiant
    • C. ostensive
    • D. inexpiable

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