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anyway

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adverb any·way \-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of anyway

  • : despite something that has been stated before

  • —used to give added force to a question

  • —used to add something to a previous statement

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of anyway

  1. 1 :  anywise

  2. 2 :  in any case :  anyhow

Examples of anyway in a sentence

  1. The road got worse, but they kept going anyway.

  2. I didn't expect her to say yes, but I asked her anyway.

  3. It makes no difference what we say. She's going to do what she wants anyway.

  4. He's far from perfect, but she loves him anyway.



13th Century

First Known Use of anyway

13th century



ANYWAY Defined for Kids

anyway

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adverb any·way \ˈe-nē-ˌwā\

Definition of anyway for Students

  1. 1 :  without regard to other considerations <He knew it was a lie, but he said it anyway.>

  2. 2 :  as an additional consideration or thought <It's too expensive, and anyway, you have one just like it.>





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