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Synonyms for however
haʊˈɛv ərhow·ev·er

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. however

    But ranges from the faintest contrast to absolute negation; as, I am willing to go, but (on the other hand) content to stay; he is not an honest man, but (on the contrary) a villain. The contrast may be with a silent thought; as, but let us go (it being understood that we might stay longer). In restrictive use, except and excepting are slightly more emphatic than but; we say, no injury but a scratch; or, no injury except some painful bruises. Such expressions as "words are but breath" (nothing but) may be referred to the restrictive use by ellipsis. So may the use of but in the sense of unless; as, "it never rains but it pours." To the same head must be referred the conditional use; as, "you may go, but with your father's consent" (i. e., "provided you have," "except that you must have," etc.). "Doubt but" is now less used than the more logical "doubt that." But never becomes a full synonym for and; and adds something like, but adds something different; "brave and tender" implies that tenderness is natural to the brave; "brave but tender" implies that bravery and tenderness are rarely combined. For the concessive use, compare NOTWITHSTANDING.

    Synonyms:
    and, barely, besides, but, except, further, just, merely, moreover, nevertheless, notwithstanding, notwithstanding, only, provided, save, still, that, tho, unless, yet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstandingadverb

    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 the same I still want to go"

    Synonyms:
    yet, withal, thus far, so far, nonetheless, up to now, til now, still, until now, notwithstanding, all the same, stock-still, nevertheless, hitherto, as yet, even, in time, heretofore, even so

  2. howeveradverb

    by contrast; on the other hand

    "the first part was easy; the second, however, took hours"

    Synonyms:
    nevertheless, withal, nonetheless, still, all the same, even so, notwithstanding, yet

  3. howeveradverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    nevertheless, withal, nonetheless, still, all the same, even so, notwithstanding, yet

  4. howeveradverb

    in whatever way or manner

    "Victory, however it was brought about, was sweet"; "however he did it, it was very clever"

    Synonyms:
    nevertheless, withal, nonetheless, still, all the same, even so, notwithstanding, yet

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. howeveradjective

    Synonyms:
    howsoever, in whatever manner, in whatever degree

  2. howeverconj.

    Synonyms:
    yet, still, nevertheless, but, though, notwithstanding

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How to use however in a sentence?

  1. Lorne Baring:

    Investors have a glimmer of hope from the fact that in Alexis Tsipras' speech he still refers to a deal being struck, however, in the face of the Greek tragedy and China market turbulence, investors still have plenty to worry about.

  2. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer:

    Some of this video will answer many of the questions that are out there in this community, however, I also believe this video is going to raise questions just as those questions exist in my mind as well.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I am a real person really in all the dimensions, not a fake or a hoax; however, the blind of insight can't realize it since blind stays blind.

  4. Dale Eng:

    The benefits of commonality across multiple ship types as well as forward and backfit were considered in laying out the strategy for the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar.  This did not, however, directly result in CVN 79 having a different radar than CVN 78. Acquisition cost of remaining CVN 79 radar components was also a driving factor for the change.

  5. Sheila Vakharia:

    This result highlights what many would call the substitution effect : when people substitute one drug for another, according to the substitution effect, people who have become dependent on prescribed opioids and lose convenient access to them may substitute with heroin. However, illicit heroin is often of unknown quality and purity... so it can increase risk of accidental overdose and poisoning.

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