anyway

/en"ee way'/, adv.
1. in any case; anyhow; nonetheless; regardless: Whether you like it or not, I'm going anyway.
2. (used to continue or resume the thread of a story or account): Anyway, we finally found a plumber who could come right over.
[1150-1200; ME ani wei. See ANY, WAY]
Usage. The adverb ANYWAY is spelled as one word: It was snowing hard, but we drove to the play anyway. The two-word phrase ANY WAY means "in any manner": Finish the job any way you choose. If the words "in the" can be substituted for "any," the two-word phrase is called for: Finish the job in the way you choose. If the substitution cannot be made, the spelling is ANYWAY.

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