or otherwise

Definition of or otherwise

used to refer to something that is different from something already mentioned
  • Intentionally or otherwise, they never told her about the party.

Word by Word Definitions

otherwise play
  1. : something or anything else : something to the contrary

  1. : in a different way or manner

  2. : in different circumstances

  3. : in other respects

  1. : different


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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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