however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstandingadverb
despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
"although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
by contrast; on the other hand
"the first part was easy; the second, however, took hours"
to whatever degree or extent
"The results, however general, are important"; "they have begun, however reluctantly, to acknowledge the legitimacy of some of the opposition's concerns"
in whatever way or manner
"Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet"; "however he did it, it was very clever"
Nevertheless, nonetheless, even so, that said, in spite of this.
He told me not to do it; however, I did it.
To whatever degree.
However clear you think you've been, many questions will remain.
In what way; how.
However did you do that?
In whatever manner.
Do it however you want.
To whatever extent.
Although, though, but, yet.
in whetever manner, way, or degree
at all events; at least; in any case
nevertheless; notwithstanding; yet; still; though; as, I shall not oppose your design; I can not, however, approve of it
Etymology: [Sometimes contracted into howe'er.]
However is the 12th single release by Japanese band Glay on August 6, 1997. It debuted at #1 on the Oricon chart, appearing at that position for 5 weeks in total, selling 1,341,980 copies. The title song was used as ending song for the TV-drama "Ryakudatsu Ai Abunai Onna" aired on TBS channel, whose opening theme was another Glay song, "Freeze My Love", and all the music was instrumental versions of Glay's songs.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
how-ev′ėr, adv. and conj. in whatever manner or degree: nevertheless: at all events.
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Rank popularity for the word 'however' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #125
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Rank popularity for the word 'however' in Written Corpus Frequency: #887
Rank popularity for the word 'however' in Adverbs Frequency: #22
The numerical value of however in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of however in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I can confirm that Mr. Gaudette interviewed with special agents today, however, we are going to respectfully decline to elaborate on the interview.
We still have a way to go before the Bionic Bra can be taken from the bench top to the washing machine, however, when finished, the Bionic Bra will transform bra design.
I'm not Inspector Gadget, i don't believe people are using the microwave to spy on the Trump campaign. However, I'm not in the job of having evidence; that's what investigations are for.
Whenever I read history, and try to understand a character of Vampire that survives in its Gloomy House after sucking the blood of a virgin. Indeed, it defines an illusion. If I compare that with the White House, where ever, it exists; transparently, it demonstrates the same description; however, it falls not under an illusion; it verifies a reality of survival. The solution everyone knows, need only the courage for the peace of entire humanity on the blue planet.
They were selective, however, padding the coffers of Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 with plus-$2.6 billion and iShares Core S&P 500 ETF with plus-$1.7 billion, while being net redeemers of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust with $1.8 billion of cash withdrawals.
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- لٰكن, رغم ذٰلك, ومع ذلك, ولكنArabic
- адна́к, тым не ме́ншBelarusian
- tanmateix, nogensmenysCatalan, Valencian
- však, nicméně, jakkoliCzech
- wie auch immer, jedochGerman
- kontraŭe, tamenEsperanto
- sin embargo, por más queSpanish
- با این حال, اماPersian
- kuitenkin, [[miten]] [[tahansa]]Finnish
- de quelque manière que ce soit, toutefois, quelle que soit sa manière, pourtant, cependant, néanmoinsFrench
- ge-tàScottish Gaelic
- למרות זאת, אף על פי כןHebrew
- फिर भीHindi
- mégis, viszont, bármennyire, azonban, akármennyireHungarian
- però, nonostanteItalian
- でも, しかし, けど, けれども, が, けれど, けどもJapanese
- მიუხედავად ამისაGeorgian
- 그러나, 지만, 나, 만, 하지만Korean
- dîsa jî, lê, her wihaKurdish
- walau bagaimanaMalay
- echter, daarentegen, eender hoeDutch
- hvordan i all verden, men, uansett hvor, ikke desto mindre, imidlertid, uansett hvor/hvor mye, på den måten, på hvilken måteNorwegian
- jednak, jakkolwiek, jednakżePolish
- por mais que, no entanto, de qualquer modo, entretantoPortuguese
- тем не ме́нее, одна́ко, тем не мениеRussian
- међутим, međutimSerbo-Croatian
- hur som helstSwedish
- ancak, bununla birlikteTurkish
- проте́, одна́кUkrainian
- tuy nhiênVietnamese
- portant, mågré tot, mins nerénWalloon
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