follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

howsoever

[hou-soh-ev-er] /ˌhaʊ soʊˈɛv ər/
adverb
1.
to whatsoever extent or degree.
2.
in whatsoever manner.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English; see how1, so1, ever
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for how soever

howsoever

/ˌhaʊsəʊˈɛvə/
sentence connector, adverb
1.
a less common word for however
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for howsoever

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for how

9
8
Scrabble Words With Friends