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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anyhow  \A"ny*how`\,  adv 
  In  any  way  or  manner  whatever;  at  any  rate;  in  any  event. 
 
  Anyhow,  it  must  be  acknowledged  to  be  not  a  simple 
  selforiginated  error.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  Anyhow,  the  languages  of  the  two  nations  were  closely 
  allied.  --E.  A. 
  Freeman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anyhow 
  adv  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"  [syn:  {anyway},  {in  any  case},  {at  any  rate}, 
  {in  any  event}] 
  2:  in  any  way  whatsoever;  "they  came  anyhow  they  could";  "get 
  it  done  anyway  you  can"  [syn:  {anyway}] 




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