Ever - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈevər|  American pronunciation of the word ever
Brit.  |ˈevə|  British pronunciation of the word ever

adverb

- at any time

did you ever smoke?

- at all times; all the time and on every occasion(syn: always, e'er)

ever hoping to strike it rich
ever busy

- (intensifier for adjectives) very

she was ever so friendly

Examples

The crime rate is higher now than it has ever been.

He's forgotten all he's ever learned about history.

Have you ever been to France?

She's doing fine and is as pretty as ever.

No one has ever seen a better example of woodwork.

Has this ever been done before?

Did it ever occur to you that I might like more myself?

That was the worst movie I ever saw.

Technology in recent years has become ever more sophisticated.

The deadline draws ever closer.

Longitude is ever measured from the intersection of the equator and ecliptic.

We are ever sinning.

Cry as loud as ever you can.

Try all that ever you can to be patient.

Anna and Maggie worked side by side in the factory, and were the greatest chums ever.

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