howeveradverbuk /ˌhaʊˈev.ər/ us /-ɚ/
however adverb (DEGREE)
- He is unlikely to succeed in getting his bill through Congress, however worthy it is.
- If you're an ostrich about your debts, you're only going to make matters worse: it would be much better to take your head out of the sand and face facts, however unpleasant.
- You have to sit the exams, however much you don't feel like doing them.
- However much I respect him, I can't agree with him on this occasion.
- I mustn't have any more chocolate, however much I feel like it.
however adverb (WAY)
however adverb (DESPITE THIS)
- Although it's been a very difficult year for British business, there are, however, one or two items of good news to brighten the economic picture a bit.
- She was highly creative and talented; success, however, remained elusive for her.
- The garden is beginning to look more respectable - there's lots more work to be done, however.
- However, the team could still get through to the quarter-final round if they play their best from now on.
- I'm afraid Tim can't join our Cub group until he's eight. However, we'll put his name on the waiting list.