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at any rate
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Related to at any rate: aside from
, be all and end all
, not to mention
, look to
, in the first place
, first and foremost
, pat on the back
Synonyms for at any rate
used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement
if nothing else ('leastwise' is informal and 'leastways' is colloquial)
References in classic literature
At any rate
, this whole fiendish transaction was soon hushed up.
I shall at any rate
not run after a young man before visitors.
My father, at any rate
, had such a decided bent in the direction of literature, that he was not content in any of his several economical experiments till he became the editor of a newspaper, which was then the sole means of satisfying a literary passion.
Reginald Brott is a man, at any rate
, and an honest one," she answered.
And at any rate
, she lost nothing by continuing the engagement, for she has proved that it fettered neither her inclination nor her actions.