Definition of In any case

1. Adverb. Used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement. "But at any rate he got a knighthood for it"

2. Adverb. Making an additional point; anyway. "She couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case he wasn't always with her"
Exact synonyms: Besides

Definition of In any case

1. Adverb. at any rate, anyhow ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Any Case

in all
in all honesty
in all its branches
in all likelihood
in all my born days
in all one's glory
in all probability
in altissimo
in an arch manner
in an editorial
in an elaborate way
in and an
in and of itself
in antis
in any case (current term)
in any event
in any way, shape, or form
in apposition
in arrears
in at the deep end
in attendance(p)
in awe of
in back of
in ballast
in ballast condition
in baulk
in bed with
in behalf of

Literary usage of In any case

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"And in any case Isidore s legislation thereon never became the practice. One of the most characteristic peculiarities of the false decretals is the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"It is not competent for a court, nor for the marshal, as agent for that court, nor for 622*] the auctioneer, as agent of *Uie marshal, in any case to charge ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"... and not made with a view to pending litigation, are admissible in evidence in any case." The converse of this proposition is equally true. ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience. SEC. 7. The ancient mode of trial by jury shall be held sacred, and the right ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"in any case, then, the observational and experimental sciences are, in respect to certainty and exactness, hopelessly inferior to mathematics. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"204). the everlasting life-heresy and the let-us-eat-and-drink-for-to- morrow-we-die-heresy.1 This may be so, but in any case the division of craving would ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"It is at least as likely, under the circumstances of the time, that it was a peaceful grant. But in any case it was the beginning of the process which ..."

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