anywise

anywise
adverb Date: 13th century in any way whatever ; at all

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Anywise — A ny*wise, adv. In any wise or way; at all. Anywise essential. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anywise — index regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • anywise — (adv.) O.E. ænige wisan, from ANY (Cf. any) + WISE (Cf. wise) (n.). One word form from c.1200 …   Etymology dictionary

  • anywise — [ən′ēwīz΄] adv. [ME ani wise < OE ( on) ænige wīsan: see ANY & WISE2] in any manner or way; at all …   English World dictionary

  • anywise — /en ee wuyz /, adv. in any way or respect. [bef. 1000; ME ani wise, OE on aenige wisan in any wise. See ANY, WISE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • anywise — adverb In any case. Syn: anyway …   Wiktionary

  • anywise — adv. in any way, anyway, in any respect …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anywise — adverb archaic in any manner or way …   English new terms dictionary

  • anywise — any·wise …   English syllables

  • anywise — an•y•wise [[t]ˈɛn iˌwaɪz[/t]] adv. in any way or respect • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

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