At+any+rate

  • 1 At any rate — Any A ny, a. & pron. [OE. [ae]ni[yogh], [ae]ni, eni, ani, oni, AS. [=ae]nig, fr. [=a]n one. It is akin to OS. [=e]nig, OHG. einic, G. einig, D. eenig. See {One}.] 1. One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or… …

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  • 2 at any rate — {adv. phr.} In any case; anyhow. * /It isn t much of a car, but at any rate it was not expensive./ Compare: AT LEAST(2), IN ANY CASE …

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  • 3 at any rate — {adv. phr.} In any case; anyhow. * /It isn t much of a car, but at any rate it was not expensive./ Compare: AT LEAST(2), IN ANY CASE …

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  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 at\ any\ rate — adv. phr. In any case; anyhow. It isn t much of a car, but at any rate it was not expensive. Compare: at least(2), in any case …

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  • 6 at any rate — at any rate, we ask that you remember to vote Syn: in any case, anyhow, anyway, in any event, nevertheless; whatever happens, come what may, regardless, notwithstanding …

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  • 7 at any rate — ► at any rate whatever happens or may have happened. Main Entry: ↑rate …

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  • 8 at any rate — adverb In any case, anyway, anyhow, regardless; used to discard a previous thought. Jim broke the window or maybe it was John? At any rate, the window’s broken now …

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  • 9 at any rate — index regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 at any rate — more exactly. I don t think they liked my idea at any rate, they weren t enthusiastic …

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  • 11 at any rate — spoken used for changing a statement, and telling someone that one part of what has been mentioned is true They both agree with me – well, at any rate, Maggie does …

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  • 12 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… …

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  • 13 at any rate — Syn: in any case, anyhow, anyway, in any event, come what may …

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  • 14 at any rate — idi a) in any event; in any case b) at least …

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  • 15 at any rate — phrasal in any case ; anyway …

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  • 16 at any rate — anyhow, in any case …

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  • 17 at any rate — whatever happens or may have happened. → ratchet something up/down …

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  • 18 at any rate — See at all events …

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  • 19 rate — rate1 [rāt] n. [OFr < L rata (pars), reckoned (part), fem. of ratus, pp. of reri, to reckon < IE * rē , var. of base * ar , to fit, join > ART1, ORDER] 1. the amount, degree, etc. of anything in relation to units of something else [the… …

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  • 20 rate — Ⅰ. rate [1] ► NOUN 1) a measure, quantity, or frequency measured against another quantity or measure: the crime rate. 2) the speed with which something moves, happens, or changes. 3) a fixed price paid or charged for something. 4) the amount of a …

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