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pronunciation:
haU
parts of speech:
adverb, conjunction, noun
phrases:
how about, how come
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: by what manner or means.
How is it made?
definition 2: in what way, state, or condition.
How are you feeling?
definition 3: to what degree, extent, or amount.
How big is the dog?
definition 4: to what purpose, ends, or reason.
How are you going to use this?
definition 5: with what meaning.
How should I interpret this message?
definition 6: by what name or title.
How should I address her?
definition 7: used to intensify what follows.
How they love to dance!
phrase: how about
phrase: how come
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: the way in which.
I don't know how to do it.
definition 2: concerning the way or manner in which.
Be careful how you talk to him.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the manner, method, or way of doing something.
the how of carpentry