Definition of how is
—used to ask someone whether he or she likes something or if something is good How is the soup?
Word by Word Definitions
: in what manner or way
: for what reason : why
: with what meaning : to what effect
: the way or manner in which
: the state or condition in which
: a question about manner or method
: manner, method
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up how is? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).