Definition of anyway
- She knew it was dangerous, but she did it anyway.
- We don't need a new car, and anyway, we can't afford one.
The road got worse, but they kept going anyway.
I didn't expect her to say “yes,” but I asked her anyway.
It makes no difference what we say. She's going to do what she wants anyway.
He's far from perfect, but she loves him anyway.
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: despite something that has been stated before
—used to give added force to a question
—used to add something to a previous statement
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