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Meaning of nevertheless by Wiktionary Dictionary

nevertheless


    Alternative forms

    Etymology

    From never ( “not at all” ) +‎ the +‎ less; compare never the wiser

    Pronunciation

    • ( RP ) IPA: /ˈnɛvəðəlɛs/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ˈnɛvɚðəlɛs/

    Adverb

    nevertheless ( not comparable )

    1. ( conjunctive ) In spite of what preceded; yet.

    Synonyms

    External links

    • nevertheless in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • nevertheless in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911


Explanation of nevertheless by Wordnet Dictionary

nevertheless


    Adverb
    1. despite anything to the contrary ( usually following a concession )

    2. while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed


    Definition of nevertheless by GCIDE Dictionary

    nevertheless


    1. Nevertheless adv. & conj. [Never + the ( see The by that ) + less.] Not the less; notwithstanding; in spite of that; yet.

      No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness. Heb. xii. 11.

      Syn. -- However; at least; yet; still. See However.