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Definitions of however

  1. Notwithstanding; yet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; yet; still; though; as, I shall not oppose your design; I can not, however, approve of it. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Nevertheless; yet; still. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. in whatever way or manner; "Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet"; "however he did it, it was very clever" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. to whatever degree or extent; "The results, however general, are important"; "they have begun, however reluctantly, to acknowledge the legitimacy of some of the opposition's concerns" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. by contrast; on the other hand; "the first part was easy; the second, however, took hours" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. In whetever manner, way, or degree. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. At all events; at least; in any case. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. In whatever manner or degree; at all events; in any case. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. In whatever manner or degree: nevertheless: at all events. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. In whatever manner; for whatever reason; to whatever degree. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. In whatever manner; by whatever means. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. In whatever manner or degree; at all events; notwithstanding. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. In whatsoever manner; at all events; at least; nevertheless; still. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for however

  1. He said nothing, however – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  2. However it was too late now. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
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