anywise

[ en-ee-wahyz ]
/ ˈɛn iˌwaɪz /

adverb

in any way or respect.

Nearby words

  1. anytime,
  2. anyway,
  3. anyways,
  4. anywhere,
  5. anywheres,
  6. anz,
  7. anza,
  8. anza, juan bautista de,
  9. anzaas,
  10. anzac

Origin of anywise

before 1000; Middle English ani wise, Old English on ǣnige wīsan in any wise. See any, wise2

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British Dictionary definitions for anywise

anywise

/ (ˈɛnɪˌwaɪz) /

adverb

mainly US in any way or manner; at all
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Word Origin and History for anywise

anywise

adv.

Old English ænige wisan, from any + wise (n.). One-word form from c.1200.

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