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1. anyhow

adverb. ['ˈɛniːˌhaʊ'] used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle".

Synonyms

  • in any case
  • at any rate
  • anyways
  • in any event

Etymology

  • any (English)
  • eny (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • how (English)
  • haugr (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Anyhow

  • somehow

Example sentences of the word anyhow


1. Noun, singular or mass
Closing costs that the seller would have to pay anyhow are not included in the 6 percent.

Quotes containing the word anyhow


1. To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

2. They's a heap more to God's will than death, disapoint-ment, and like thet. Hit's God's will for us to be good and do good, love one another, be forgivin'..."He laughed. "I reckon I ain't very forgivin', son. I can forgive a fool, but I ain't inner-rested in coddlin' hypocrites. Well anyhow, folks who think God's will jest has to do with sufferin' and dyin', they done missed the whole point.
- Olive Ann Burns, Cold Sassy Tree

3. I figured anybody who talked about church as much as she did was using it a little like cocaine anyhow.
- Keith Ablow, Denial

2. anyhow

adverb. ['ˈɛniːˌhaʊ'] in any way whatsoever.

Etymology

  • any (English)
  • eny (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • how (English)
  • haugr (Old Norse)
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