howbeit

1 of 2

conjunction

how·​be·​it hau̇-ˈbē-ət How to pronounce howbeit (audio)

howbeit

2 of 2

adverb

Examples of howbeit in a Sentence

Conjunction our visit to Niagara Falls was very pleasant, howbeit slightly shorter than we had planned Adverb I've never written a poem before; howbeit, I feel my first attempt is quite good.

Word History

First Known Use

Conjunction

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of howbeit was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Howbeit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/howbeit. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

howbeit

1 of 2 adverb
how·​be·​it hau̇-ˈbē-ət How to pronounce howbeit (audio)

howbeit

2 of 2 conjunction
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