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Definitions of anyhow

  1. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. At any rate; in any event. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for anyhow

  1. And, anyhow it's not your business." – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  2. Anyhow I'm going to let him try. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope