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Definition 1: used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where at any rate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Anyhow, he is dead now
  • I think they're asleep; anyhow, they're quiet
  • I don't know what happened to it; anyway, it's gone
  • anyway, there is another factor to consider
  • I don't know how it started; in any case, there was a brief scuffle
  • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
  • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it

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Definition 2: if nothing else (`leastwise' is informal and `leastways' is colloquial) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where at any rate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • at least he survived
  • they felt--at any rate Jim felt--relieved though still wary
  • the influence of economists--or at any rate of economics--is far-reaching

Synonyms for at any rate in the sense of this definition

(at any rate is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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