- still; nevertheless
- on the other hand; yet
- by whatever means; in whatever manner
- (used with adjectives expressing or admitting of quantity or degree) no matter how: however long it takes, finish it
- an emphatic form of how
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
how•ev•er /haʊˈɛvɚ/USA pronunciation adv.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
how•ev•er (hou ev′ər),USA pronunciation adv.
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however /haʊˈɛvə/ sentence connector
'however' also found in these entries:
-enne - -ize - Bosnian - Eskimo - Halley's comet - Johnson - Sinclair - above - advance - allegedly - anyplace - apartment - aren't - attribute - automatic - ball - beside - between - bitter end - bond - budge - but - carry - causality - circle - cohesion - collective noun - community - compare - complete - conjunction - conjunctive - consensus - contagious magic - covert - curse - curtain - dangling participle - decimal point - different - disinterested - distinction - drink - education - either - elementary - enormity - enthuse - ers - fairy
Collocations: however, there is another [way, option, possibility], I [understand, must stress, worry], however, that, however much you [spend, work, try], you [can't, won't be able to], more...
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