- to whatsoever extent or degree.
- in whatsoever manner.
Origin of howsoever
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Examples from the Web for howsoever
Howsoever, some folks seem to think they have, and what I am trying to get at is, have they?Peggy Stewart at School
Gabrielle E. Jackson
Howsoever, they paid for that at a heavy ransom, as ye shall hear by and by.The Life of Mansie Wauch
David Macbeth Moir
The world may be in thee, howsoever thou art out of the world.In Convent Walls
Emily Sarah Holt
Howsoever, he's askin' after ye, and maybe ye'd like a crack wi' him.'Border Ghost Stories
Howsoever, my kind of love ain't likely to interfere with yours.Queen Sheba's Ring
H. Rider Haggard
- a less common word for however
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