conjunction how·be·it \ha-ˈbē-ət\

Definition of HOWBEIT

:  although

Examples of HOWBEIT

  1. <our visit to Niagara Falls was very pleasant, howbeit slightly shorter than we had planned>

First Known Use of HOWBEIT

14th century

Related to HOWBEIT

albeit, as, although, much as, notwithstanding, though, when, whereas, while, whilst [chiefly British]

Rhymes with HOWBEIT



Definition of HOWBEIT

Examples of HOWBEIT

  1. <I've never written a poem before; howbeit, I feel my first attempt is quite good.>

First Known Use of HOWBEIT

15th century


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