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anyhow
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, randomly, regardless, under any circumstances, whatever happens, willy-nilly; concept 544

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  • 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 — an|y|how S3 [ˈenihau] adv 1.) [sentence adverb] informal ↑anyway ▪ 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… …   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