At leastwise
Leastways Least"ways`, Leastwise Least"wise`, adv. At least; at all events. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{At leastways}, or {At leastwise}, at least. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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  • Leastwise — Leastways Least ways , Leastwise Least wise , adv. At least; at all events. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] {At leastways}, or {At leastwise}, at least. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At leastways — Leastways Least ways , Leastwise Least wise , adv. At least; at all events. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] {At leastways}, or {At leastwise}, at least. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leastwise — [lēst′wīz΄] adv. Informal at least; anyway …   English World dictionary

  • at least — adverb 1. if nothing else ( leastwise is informal and leastways is colloquial) (Freq. 60) at least he survived they felt at any rate Jim felt relieved though still wary the influence of economists or at any rate of economics is far reaching • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • at any rate — adverb 1. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement (Freq. 4) Anyhow, he is dead now I think they re asleep; anyhow, they re quiet I don t know what happened to it; anyway, it s gone anyway, there is another… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leastwise — adverb if nothing else ( leastwise is informal and leastways is colloquial) at least he survived they felt at any rate Jim felt relieved though still wary the influence of economists or at any rate of economics is far reaching • Syn: ↑at least,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leastwise — adverb Date: 15th century at least < leastwise, that s what I heard > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leastwise — also least.ways adverb AmE informal at least; anyway: He was there a minute ago, leastwise that s what Sue said …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • at any rate — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, after a fashion, after all, again, albeit, all the same, although, and no mistake, anyhow, anyway, anywise, appreciably, assuredly, at all, at all events, at best, at least, at most, at the least, at the… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • at most — Synonyms and related words: after a fashion, appreciably, at any rate, at best, at least, at the least, at the most, at the outside, at worst, comparatively, detectably, fairly, in a manner, in a way, in part, in some measure, incompletely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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