Synonyms for notwithstanding
ˌnɒt wɪðˈstæn dɪŋ, -wɪθ-
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however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding(adverb)
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
However simply waives discussion, and (like the archaic howbeit) says "be that as it may, this is true;" nevertheless concedes the truth of what precedes, but claims that what follows is none the less true; notwithstanding marshals the two statements face to face, admits the one and its seeming contradiction to the other, while insisting that it can not, after all, withstand the other; as, notwithstanding the force of the enemy is superior, we shall conquer. Yet and still are weaker than notwithstanding, while stronger than but. Tho and altho make as little as possible of the concession, dropping it, as it were, incidentally; as, "tho we are guilty, thou art good;" to say "we are guilty, but thou art good," would make the concession of guilt more emphatic. Compare BUT; YET.
Notwithstanding simply states that circumstances shall not be or have not been allowed to withstand; despite and in spite of refer primarily to personal and perhaps spiteful opposition; as, he failed notwithstanding his good intentions; or, he persevered in spite of the most bitter hostility. When despite and in spite of are applied to inanimate things, it is with something of personification; "in spite of the storm" is said as if the storm had a hostile purpose to oppose the undertaking.
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How to use notwithstanding in a sentence?
The change of board does not detract from broader global investigations into the finances of 1MDB which is still a residual overhang notwithstanding 1MDB’s improved balance sheets after the sale of its energy assets.
Notwithstanding that, there is actually less threat and less probability of people dying in some sort of violent conflict today than at any time in human history.
The market is being driven by oil, technicals and on pure emotion rather than tangible fundamentals, notwithstanding the recent rally, we're starting to enter a period that's going to give us greater volatility, choppiness and erratic behavior.
I would just like to say,' Don, it's Dave. Remember me ? I want to talk to Donald Trump.' Because I now don't know which is the real Donald Trump, and if the Donald Trump that I was talking to [ back then ] was the real Donald Trump, how do you get to be the guy Donald Trump is now ? politics notwithstanding -- let's just say everything is great and he's done a great job, but he still behaves the way he behaves -- who behaves like that ?!
For the last eight years, the UK has refused to either confirm or deny that they have received an extradition request from the US. At the same time, they have refused to provide assurances that Julian Assange will not be extradited to the US if such a request were to be received, and maintained an ever-present vigil of the Embassy, notwithstanding a UN directive to take steps to ensure Julian's immediate liberty, their silence speaks volumes, particularly in light of recent statements from Melinda Taylor officials that Julian's arrest and extradition are a priority.
Translations for notwithstanding
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- přes, vzdor, navzdoryCzech
- ungeachtet, obwohl, trotz, dennochGerman
- no obstanteSpanish
- malgré tout, malgré, néanmoins, nonobstant, cependant, en dépit de, bien queFrench
- þó að, þrátt fyrir, engu að síður, samt sem áður, enda þóttIcelandic
- niettegenstaande, desondanksDutch
- apesar de, não obstantePortuguese
- in ciuda faptului caRomanian
- однако, тем не менее, хотя, вопреки, несмотря наRussian
- ändå, likvälSwedish
- olmasına rağmen, olmakla birlikte, herşeye rağmen, olsa da, buna karşın, buna rağmen, olmasına karşın, olduğu haldeTurkish
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