1. [ adverb ] used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement
Synonyms: anyway anyhow in_any_event at_any_rate

"Anyhow, he is dead now" "I don't know what happened to it anyway, it's gone" "in any case, there was a brief scuffle" "but at any rate he got a knighthood for it"

2. [ adverb ] making an additional point; anyway
Synonyms: besides

"I don't want to go to a restaurant besides, we can't afford it" "she couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case he wasn't always with her"

Similar spelling:   in_one_case