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Definition of "at any rate" []

  • In any case, anyway, anyhow, regardless; used to discard a previous thought. (phrase) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "at any rate" in a sentence
  • "It was at any rate recognized that this "fictitious person", or "group-person", was not subject to death like the individuals of which it was composed, and on the other hand that it could not be called into existence by private agreement."
  • "The writing is Italian, or at any rate foreign, so it must have been imported, or written at Jarrow by foreign scribes."
  • "Perhaps it was like going out to shoot a roebuck and returning with a rabbit, but at any rate it would save a shy boy some embarrassment."