Definition of For that matter

1. Adverb. As far as that is concerned. "For that matter I don't care either"

Definition of For that matter

1. Adverb. (idiomatic) as far as that is concerned ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of For That Matter

for one thing
for pity's sake
for real
for reals
for realsies
for rent
for sake of
for sale
for shame
for shizzle
for short
for some reason
for starters
for sure
for that
for that matter (current term)
for the asking
for the birds
for the first time
for the fun of it
for the heck of it
for the hell of it
for the last time
for the life of one
for the lose
for the loss
for the love of
for the love of Christ
for the love of Mike

Literary usage of For that matter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"... that sets up an interesting claim as to the first operation for appendicitis performed in the United States or, for that matter, in any country. ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1861)
"Since the details of the process, which for that matter consists merely of arrangements for thoroughly washing and cleansing the carbonic, acid employed, ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"for that matter, the answer that is given, and it seems to be a plain one, is, That they were to conciliate a correspondence with people that were abroad, ..."

4. Russell's Magazine by Paul Hamilton Payne (1858)
"There are tender hearts in the breasts of these Northern men and women, albeit they are as undemonstrative as the English—or we Americans, for that matter. ..."

5. A Systematic and Historical Exposition of Roman Law in the Order of a Code by William Alexander Hunter, John Ashton Cross, Gaius (1885)
"... speaks thus :—" Since you are demanding a farm from me, for that matter I ... thus :—"Whereas I wish to bring an action against you, for that matter ..."

6. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1881)
"for that matter, few women could associate the idea of money with Stanislas ... And, for that matter, the young man looked fierce and sullen enough to suit ..."

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