soever

adverb
so·​ev·​er | \ sō-ˈe-vər How to pronounce soever (audio) \

Definition of soever

1 : to any possible or known extent used after an adjective preceded by how or a superlative preceded by thehow fair soever she may bethe most selfish soever in this world
2 : of any or every kind that may be specified used after a noun modified especially by any, no, or whatgives no information soever

First Known Use of soever

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for soever

-soever (as in howsoever)

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The first known use of soever was in the 12th century

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“Soever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soever. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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