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  • despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I''m a little afraid, however I''d like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all t
  • in whatever way or manner; "Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet"; "however he did it, it was very clever"
  • to whatever degree or extent; "The results, however general, are important"; "they have begun, however reluctantly, to acknowledge the legitimacy of some of the opposition''s concerns"
  • by contrast; on the other hand; "the first part was easy; the second, however, took hours"
  • in what way or manner or by what means (`however'' is sometimes used as an intensive form of `how''); "how did you catch the snake?"; "he told us how he did it"; "however did you get here so soon?"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'However'


  • However: This article is about the song. For the adverb, see wikt:however. However is the 12th single release by Japanese band Glay on August 6, 1997. It debuted

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'However' example sentence in quotations


* There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving

* The beginning of faith is the beginning of fruitfulness but the beginning of unbelief, however glittering, is empty. - Johann von Goethe

* The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man. - Confucius


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However Sample Sentences in News


  • Opinion: How this may affect flights
    For many people, any interest in the resurgence in Icelandic volcanic activity this year is now a distant memory. However, an eruption from Bardarbunga that began on August 31 continues to this day and has now emitted the most lava of any volcano in Iceland since 1947 and shows no sign of stopping. Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • This Belt Can Charge Your Phone While It Holds Up Your Pants
    Belts are so darn boring. However, without them, our ill-fitting pants would be down by our ankles most of the time, not a good look if you’re walking into a job interview or delivering an important speech. Thankfully, Nifty — a UK-based startup that made a name for itself with its MiniDrive storage solution for the MacBook — is threatening to breathe new li Read more on this news related to 'However'
  • Banking culture drives employees to cheat: Study
    The researchers, however, said that bank employees are in principle not more dishonest than their colleagues in other industries. Read more on this news related to 'However'

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