- an|y|howS3 [ˈenihau] adv1.) [sentence adverb] informal▪ The scandal could damage her reputation but the press reported it anyhow.▪ I've never been to a circus, not recently anyhow.2.) in a careless or untidy way▪ The cupboard would hardly close, with all the shoes thrown in anyhow.
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Anyhow — A ny*how , adv. In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event. [1913 Webster] Anyhow, it must be acknowledged to be not a simple selforiginated error. J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] Anyhow, the languages of the two nations were closely… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
anyhow — index regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
anyhow — (adv.) 1740, from ANY (Cf. any) + HOW (Cf. how) (adv.). Unlike the cases of most other any + (interrogative) compounds, there is no record of it in Old or Middle English. Emphatic form any old how is recorded from 1900, American English … Etymology dictionary
anyhow — [adv] by any means about, anyway, any which way, around, at any rate, at random, haphazard, haphazardly, helter skelter, however, in any case, in any respect, in any way, in either way, in one way or another, in whatever way, nevertheless, random … New thesaurus
anyhow — ► ADVERB 1) anyway. 2) in a careless or haphazard way … English terms dictionary
anyhow — [ən′ēhou΄] adv. 1. no matter in what way 2. no matter what else may be true; in any case 3. in a careless way; haphazardly … English World dictionary
anyhow — an|y|how [ eni,hau ] adverb * Anyhow can be used in the following ways: as a way of showing how a sentence is related to what has already been said: I m not going to resign. Not yet, anyhow. as an ordinary adverb: Don t just stick pictures on the … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
anyhow */ — UK [ˈenɪˌhaʊ] / US adverb Summary: Anyhow can be used in the following ways: as a way of showing how a sentence is related to what has already been said: I m not going to resign. Not yet, anyhow. as an ordinary adverb: Don t just stick pictures… … English dictionary
anyhow — adverb / enihAU/ 1 (sentence adverb) especially spoken used to say that someone does something or something happens in spite of something else: It was felt that the scandal would damage her reputation but the press reported it anyhow. 2 in a… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
anyhow — [[t]e̱nihaʊ[/t]] 1) ADV Anyhow means the same as anyway. 2) ADV: ADV after v If you do something anyhow, you do it in a careless or untidy way. ...her long legs which she displayed all anyhow getting in and out of her car … English dictionary