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how

adverb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

in what manner or way
  • how and where did you meet each other?
  • if you show me precisely how this is confusing, I would be happy to explain

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how

noun

Synonyms of how (Entry 2 of 2)

the means or procedure for doing something
  • the environmental activist eagerly launched into an explanation of the hows and whys of developing renewable energy sources

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The first known use of how was before the 12th century

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“How.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/how. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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