part of speech: adverb

definition 1: in spite of that; yet.

  • It is winter; however, it is not very cold this year.

definition 2: no matter how.

  • However hard he tried, he couldn’t get the window open.
  • However long she practiced, she kept making the same mistake.


part of speech: conjunction

definition: in whatever manner or way

  • Finish the race however you can.