What does the word however mean?

Usage examples for however

  1. There is one hope, however. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. Madge, however, was the only one who knew the way. – Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  3. However, to go back. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris