1. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement

- I don't know what happened to it; anyway, it's gone

- anyway, there is another factor to consider

Similar word(s): anyhow, anyways

2. in any way whatsoever

- get it done anyway you can

Similar word(s): anyhow

Sentences with anyway as an adverb:

- He didn't enjoy washing his car, but it was so dirty that he did it anyway.

- I don't think that's true. I haven't found any evidence, anyway.