anyhow

Definitions

  • "GO IN, JIM! YOU GOT YER MARKIN'-PAPER READY ANYHOW."
    "GO IN, JIM! YOU GOT YER MARKIN'-PAPER READY ANYHOW."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv anyhow used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle" "Anyhow, he is dead now","I think they're asleep","I don't know what happened to it","anyway, there is another factor to consider","I don't know how it started","in any event, the government faced a serious protest","but at any rate he got a knighthood for it"
    • adv anyhow in any way whatsoever "they came anyhow they could","get it done anyway you can"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Anyhow In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event. "Anyhow , it must be acknowledged to be not a simple selforiginated error.""Anyhow , the languages of the two nations were closely allied."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anyhow In any way or manner whatever; howsoever.
    • anyhow In any case; at any rate; at all events; however that may be; however: as, anyhow, he failed to appear; anyhow, I don't believe it can be done.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Anyhow in any way whatever: in any case, at least
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Quotations

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “The most foolish kind of a book is a kind of leaky boat on the sea of wisdom; some of the wisdom will get in anyhow.”
  • (Frank) Gelett Burgess
    (Frank) Gelett Burgess
    “Ah, yes, I wrote the Purple Cow -- I'm sorry, now, I wrote it! But I can tell you, anyhow, I'll kill you if you quote it.”
  • Charles F. Kettering
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    “In America we can say what we think, and even if we can't think, we can say it anyhow.”
  • Yumus Emre
    Yumus Emre
    “Whatever separates you from the Truth, throw it away, it will vanish anyhow.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ænigan, one.

Usage

In literature:

Anyhow, it was a great shock to George, and they had to have a man in to break it to him.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
And anyhow it's mad.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
Then go do what you lak, anyhow.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Besides, we'll not start till after school is anyhow almost out for the spring term.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
Besides, he liked Bobby, anyhow.
"The Making of Bobby Burnit" by George Randolph Chester
Anyhow, I was convicted an' got twenty years in the pen.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
We'll get to Mardean before we can cross the line, anyhow.
"The Boy Scout Automobilists" by Robert Maitland
I hope you beat him, anyhow.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
Well, I can snub him, anyhow.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
Anyhow, there you are.
"The Ghost Girl" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
It ought t' been cut three days ago, anyhow.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
And anyhow, the stable lost money, and I had to sell out!
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
He meant, anyhow, that his step no longer should be purposeless and mechanical; that his walk should hereafter have intent in it.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
You've always been a sort of idol in the town anyhow.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Say, I believe I'll go down to the station, anyhow, and see what the prospects are.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
Anyhow, they took no steps to help me, neither did they interfere with me in any way.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
Thanks, just the same, anyhow.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
We can get down the creek till three anyhow, so at three o'clock you be ready down here.
"A Chapter of Adventures" by G. A. Henty
He was good to me anyhow.
"Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker" by Marguerite Bryant
Anyhow, there was no more in the story than would clothe the widowhood of the upstairs tenant with a dramatic interest.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
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In poetry:

With regret
I forget
If the song be living yet,
Yet remember, vaguely now,
It was honest, anyhow.
"A Worn-Out Pencil" by James Whitcomb Riley
They were the stoutest cowhide that
Could be peeled off a cow. But he was not promoted So
Kate wed him anyhow. (This world is crowded full of Kates
That wed them anyhow.)
"The Romance Of Patrolman Casey" by Ellis Parker Butler
Anyhow there's no forgetting
This much if no more,
That a poet (pray, no petting!)
Yes, a bard, sir, famed of yore, Went where suchlike used to go,
Singing for a prize, you know.
"A Tale" by Robert Browning
And--That's a peart hoss
Thet you've got,--ain't it now?
What might be her cost?
Eh? Oh!--Well, then, Dow--
Let's see,--well, that forty-foot grave wasn't his, sir, that day,
anyhow.
"Dow's Flat" by Francis Bret Harte
And then it closed by sayin' that I'd "better come and see."--
I'd never been West, anyhow--a'most too wild fer ME,
I'd allus had a notion; but a lawyer here in town
Said I'd find myself mistakend when I come to look around.
"Farmer Whipple--Bachelor" by James Whitcomb Riley
I was thinkin' in the evenin' over how I had escaped,
An' how the widow took it all - the way she stared an' gaped.
She looked her plainest at that time; but that don't matter now;
For, plain or fair, I know of one who's fairer, anyhow.
"Red Robin" by C J Dennis

In news:

Presidential Politics Southern Man Don't Need Mitt Around Anyhow .
God, through Jesus Christ, welcomes you anyhow .
What good will money do anyhow .
And though anyone playing slide triple-necked cigar-box guitar is gonna turn my head, they would have done so anyhow.
Anyhow, marathon training is about to get a little more tricky.
I'm not sure President Barack Obama asked for help with sharpening his campaign message, but Politico reports that Kentucky Gov Steve Beshear offered a couple of gems anyhow.
The Panthers might very well have scored on that drive anyhow.
Anyhow, one wishes that the elderly and those claiming to represent them would get over the idea – as AARP did during the Obamacare brawl – that savings in Medicare spending automatically translate into benefit cuts.
She's got a little girth to her for such a young kitty , but that makes her cuter, anyhow.
Anyhow, I remember years ago playing in the BX arcade and Minuteman Lanes and even the Rec Center upon occasion, pinball .
Had all gone as planned, Rider's solar farm would have been an educational facility, too, located on a section of wetlands that couldn't be developed anyhow.
Anyhow, according to Chris Heisenberg's excellent recruiting site, the Seawolves have secured a commitment for next fall from Zack Rassell, a 20-year-old forward from the Canmore Eagles of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
Anyhow, it totally reminded me to tell you we're working on a JACK-fm 4th of July Fireworks Safety Video.
There's nothing special about the sink or toilet at Marjorie, but those aren't the fixtures which draw diners into this cult-favorite bathroom anyhow.
I've Never Made A Fortune and It's Probably Too Late Now but I Don't Worry About That Much i'm Happy Anyhow and As I Go Along Life's Journey i'm Reaping Better Than I Sow i'm Drinking From My Saucer 'cause My Cup Has Overflowed.
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In science:

These belong together in so far as you agree that most stellar activity is magnetic in nature; magnetic fields are generally produced by dynamos; and dynamos work best with rapid rotation, or anyhow with large Rossby number (Rao and Pendharkar 2005).
Astrophysics in 2006
What is a cluster anyhow? Markov (2006) has struggled to find the 100 M⊙ needed to bind Alpha Per within 6.5 pc of the center, while Slesnick et al. (2006), looking at the Upper Sco OB association, found brown dwarfs popping out all over the place, and expect 100’s of low mass stars by the time they finish the survey.
Astrophysics in 2006
Other things are not, anyhow, the neutron stars we are used to.
Astrophysics in 2006
Since there are contexts where practically all the energy is kinetic and coming out in jets or beams (Taylor et al. 2005), the initial question probably needs to be rephrased anyhow.
Astrophysics in 2006
A new class found by stacking XMM images of SDSS galaxies, which has anyhow the right, hard, spectrum (Georgakakis et al. 2006).
Astrophysics in 2006
We compare only the bits up to the minimum reproduction age R, since those at higher ages are mostly set to one anyhow.
The Penna Model of Biological Aging
Physically this is not a complete surprise, because anyhow the relevant experiments could not be carried out simultaneously.
Where Bell went wrong
VI.C; recall however that they could be incorporated into an alternative definition of the fluctuating sources but, as they are of order ε2 , they would anyhow be ignored).
On the Statics and Dynamics of Magneto-Anisotropic Nanoparticles
Anyhow the prediction that R will work without inflicting damage cannot be produced by mere logical reasoning.
Informal Control code logic
For the same reason, let us set y+ := x1 if y > xn (recall that, following the description given in Section 3.1, we set y− := xn for y < x1 anyhow).
A Randomized Algorithm Based on Threshold Accepting to Approximate the Star Discrepancy
However, if one runs value iteration over φ(B) on this POMDP anyhow, the algorithm is less efficient than the standard value iteration algorithm.
Restricted Value Iteration: Theory and Algorithms
The bound on the stop masses is certainly relaxed, but the value of the stop masses is anyhow no longer relevant to the Higgs mass problem, which is solved by the tree level large extra contributions in all cases.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
Nonetheless, they may anyhow signal regimes of partial equilibration and thus capture important features of the dynamics of the system, as it happens in a number of classical non-equilibrium cases in which the Gibbs stationary ensemble cannot be reached because of the slow relaxation .
Dynamic correlations, fluctuation-dissipation relations, and effective temperatures after a quantum quench of the transverse field Ising chain
Anyhow, in the presence of Πε , by the Hamiltonian vector field associated with a function H on E ∗ we understand the contraction idH Πε as in (74).
Brackets
On the other hand, within the CGC framework it is only the local density of gluons that matters but not the size and life-time of the system; the ridge correlation is explained as an initial-state effect, anyhow.
The initial state of heavy-ion collisions
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