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Meaning of ANYHOW

Pronunciation:  'enee`haw

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  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. [adv]  in any way whatsoever; "they came anyhow they could"; "get it done anyway you can"

ANYHOW is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: anyway, at any rate, in any case, in any event



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A"ny*how`\, adv.
In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event.

      Anyhow, it must be acknowledged to be not a simple
      selforiginated error.                    --J. H.

      Anyhow, the languages of the two nations were closely
      allied.                                  --E. A.

Thesaurus Terms
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