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ˌnɛv ər ðəˈlɛsnev·er·the·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. neverthelessadverb

    In spite of what preceded; yet.

  2. Etymology: From ; compare never the wiser

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Neverthelessadverb

    Notwithstanding that.

    Etymology: never the less.

    They plead that even such ceremonies of the church of Rome as contain in them nothing which is not of itself agreeable to the word of God, ought nevertheless to be abolished. Richard Hooker, b. iv.

    Many of our men were gone to land, and our ships ready to depart; nevertheless the admiral, with such ships only as could suddenly be put in readiness, made forth towards them. Francis Bacon.

    Creation must needs infer providence; and God’s making the world, irrefragably proves that he governs it too; or that a being of a dependent nature remains nevertheless independent upon him in that respect. Robert South, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nevertheless

    not the less; notwithstanding; in spite of that; yet

Freebase

  1. Nevertheless

    "Nevertheless I'm in Love with You" is a popular song written by Harry Ruby with lyrics by Bert Kalmar, first published in 1931. The song was recorded by Bing Crosby and by Rudy Vallée in 1931, and was revisited in 1950 by The Mills Brothers, Paul Weston, Ray Anthony, and Ralph Flanagan. The Mills Brothers' rendition was released by Decca Records as catalog number 27253. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on November 3, 1950 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #9. The recording by Paul Weston was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38982. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on October 20, 1950 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #9. The recording by Ray Anthony was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 1190. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on October 27, 1950 and lasted 14 weeks on the chart, peaking at #15. The flip side was "Harbor Lights." The recording by Ralph Flanagan was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3904. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on October 6, 1950 and lasted 10 weeks on the chart, peaking at #16. The flip side was "The Red We Want Is the Red We've Got."

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nevertheless' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1413

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nevertheless' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2353

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nevertheless' in Adverbs Frequency: #131

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nevertheless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nevertheless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of nevertheless in a Sentence

  1. Mark Keenum:

    The four-team playoff has been a great success and I’m confident it will remain a success, nevertheless, it is our responsibility to explore options to make it even better by increasing the number of schools that participate in it.

  2. Marc Ambinder:

    It really took off in the first months of 2017, as Mike Flynn got into trouble, his defenders said he was a victim of the deep state. I don’t think so. The deep state didn’t make him lie to the FBI, or lie to Mike Pence before Pence did an interview on national TV. Nevertheless, it became a common term.

  3. Stephen Harper:

    We are tracking this very closely. The system is clearly not under anywhere near the strain it was a year ago, but nevertheless we remain concerned. ... This is a major, major export for this country.

  4. Eric Holder:

    Nevertheless, Elizabeth Warren persisted.

  5. Nico Hulkenberg:

    Unfortunately missed half a lap there to get that point, but nevertheless I feel it was a worthy final race.

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