by any means


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by any means

by any way possible. I need to get there soon by any means. I must win this contest by any means, fair or unfair.
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by any means

In any possible way, no matter how, as in By any means I've got to get there. [Late 1400s] Also see by hook or crook; by means of; by no means.
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by any means

In any way possible; to any extent: not by any means an easy opponent.
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