Definition of however
- will help however I can
Do it however you like.
I will help however I can.
I'm all out of eggs; however, I can still make us a nice breakfast.
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—used when you are saying something that is different from or contrasts with a previous statement
: to whatever degree or extent : no matter how
—used as a more forceful way of saying how
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