either way

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of either way

used to say that whether one or the other of usually two possible decisions, actions, or results is chosen the result will be the same
  • I'm not sure if I will take the bus or train, but either way I will be there tonight.

Word by Word Definitions

either play
  1. : being the one and the other of two : each

  2. : being the one or the other of two

  1. : the one or the other

  1. used as a function word before two or more coordinate words, phrases, or clauses joined usually by or to indicate that what immediately follows is the first of two or more alternatives

  1. : likewise, moreover

  2. : for that matter

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : the course traveled from one place to another : route

  1. : of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. : by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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