Etymology

1. ever

adverb. ['ˈɛvɝ'] at any time.

Etymology

  • evere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æfre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ever

  • kochevar
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • trevor
  • haver
  • devore

How do you pronounce ever?

Pronounce ever as ˈɛvər.

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Example sentences of the word ever


1. Adverb
But it is also the result of the ever increasing cost of higher education in this country.

Quotes containing the word ever


1. Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

2. Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.
- Ray Bradbury

3. Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?
- Aldous Huxley

2. ever-present

adjective. being always present.

Antonyms

  • disinherit

3. ever-changing

adjective. marked by continuous change or effective action.

Synonyms

  • dynamical
  • dynamic

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • disincentive
  • stative

4. ever

adverb. ['ˈɛvɝ'] at all times; all the time and on every occasion.

Synonyms

  • always

Antonyms

  • ne'er

Etymology

  • evere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æfre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ever

adverb. ['ˈɛvɝ'] (intensifier for adjectives) very.

Etymology

  • evere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æfre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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