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[hou-ev-er] /haʊˈɛv ər/

nevertheless; yet; on the other hand; in spite of that:
We have not yet won; however, we shall keep trying.
to whatever extent or degree; no matter how:
However much you spend, I will reimburse you.
in whatever manner:
We will allow you to travel however you please.
how; how under the circumstances:
However did you manage?
in whatever way, manner, or state:
Arrange your hours however you like.
sentence connector
still; nevertheless
on the other hand; yet
by whatever means; in whatever manner
(used with adjectives expressing or admitting of quantity or degree) no matter how: however long it takes, finish it
an emphatic form of how1 (sense 1)

late 14c., from how + ever.


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