in+any+case

  • 1 In any case — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

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  • 2 In any case — 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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  • 3 in any case — adverb 1. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement (Freq. 8) 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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  • 4 in any case — also[in any event] or[at all events] {adv. phr.} 1. No matter what happens: surely; without fail; certainly; anyhow; anyway. * /It may rain tomorrow, but we are going home in any case./ * /I may not go to Europe, but in any event, I will visit… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 in any case — also[in any event] or[at all events] {adv. phr.} 1. No matter what happens: surely; without fail; certainly; anyhow; anyway. * /It may rain tomorrow, but we are going home in any case./ * /I may not go to Europe, but in any event, I will visit… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 in any case — • in any case • in any event no matter what happens, surely, without fail I may not be able to meet you next week but in any case I will still give you the books before then. whatever happens; anyway In any case, we must helр all we can. в любом… …

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  • 7 in\ any\ case — • in any case • in any event • at all events adv. phr. 1. No matter what happens: surely; without fail; certainly; anyhow; anyway. It may rain tomorrow, but we are going home in any case. I may not go to Europe, but in any event, I will visit you …

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  • 8 in any case — phrasal without regard to or in spite of other considerations ; whatever else is done or is the case < war is inevitable in any case > < in any case the report will be made public next month > …

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  • 9 in any case — whatever happens. You should be able to catch a bus, but in any case you can always take a taxi home. In any case, you should test drive the car before buying it. Usage notes: the same meaning can be also expressed by come what may, come hell or… …

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  • 10 in any case — 1) whatever the situation is or will be Traffic may be bad, but in any case we ll be there in time for dinner. 2) used for adding information to support a statement or make it clearer Nobody saw her on the train. In any case, she probably didn t… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 in any case — index notwithstanding, regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 in any case — Synonyms and related words: after all, again, albeit, all the same, although, anyhow, anyway, anywise, at all, at all events, at any rate, but, by any means, even, even so, for all that, howbeit, however, if, in any event, in any way, in case, in …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 in any case — in any event, in any situation, anyhow, anyway …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 in any case — adverb at any rate, anyhow …

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  • 15 in any case — idi regardless of circumstances; anyhow …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 in any event, regardless of what happens; in any case. Also, at all events. — idi in any event, regardless of what happens; in any case. Also, at all events …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 case — case1 [kās] n. [ME & OFr cas, an event < L casus, a chance, lit., falling, pp. of cadere, to fall < IE base * k̑ad , to fall > Sans s̍ad , to fall off] 1. an example, instance, or occurrence [a case of carelessness, a case of measles] 2 …

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  • 18 Case — Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event;… …

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  • 19 case — Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Case agreed on — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

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