Complete Definition of "ever"

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English

rank|young|place|give|155|ever|saw|things|left

Etymology
OE. æfre|ǣfre, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËÉvÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËÉvÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-ever.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉvÉ(r)|-ÉvÉ(r)
Hyphenation: ev·er

Adverb
ever

  1. archaic Always

#: It was ever thus.

  1. At any time, particularly used as an intensifier.

#: If that ever happens, weâre in deep trouble.
#: Has a foreign-born man ever been president?
#: Will this ever end?
#: Don't ever do that again.

Translations
trans-top|Always
Dutch: t+|nl|altijd
Greek: t|el|ÏάνÏα|scGrek, t|el|ÏάνÏοÏε|scGrek
trans-mid
Polish: t+|pl|zawsze
trans-bottom

trans-top|At any time
Dutch: t+|nl|ooit
Finnish: t+|fi|ikinä
Greek: t+|el|ÏοÏέ|sc=Grek
trans-mid
Latin: t-|la|umquam
Polish: kiedykolwiek
trans-bottom

Related terms
e'er|eâer
everchanging
everlasting
everloving
ever so
every
forever
however
never
whatever
whatsoever
whenever
whichever
whoever

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:English intensifiers


Dutch

Noun
ever m

  1. wild boar

ar:ever
el:ever
fr:ever
io:ever
it:ever
hu:ever
nl:ever
ja:ever
pl:ever
pt:ever
simple:ever
fi:ever
ta:ever
te:ever
vi:ever
tr:ever
zh:ever

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