HyperDic: ever

English > 3 senses of the word ever:
ADVERBallever, of all timeat any time
allever, always, e'erat all times
allever, ever so(intensifier for adjectives) very
ever > pronunciation
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > ever: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt any time.
Example"did you ever smoke?"
Synonymof all time
English > ever: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningAt all times; all the time and on every occasion.
  • "ever hoping to strike it rich"
  • "ever busy"
Synonymsalways, e'er
Oppositenever, ne'ernot ever
English > ever: 3 senses > adverb 3
Meaning(intensifier for adjectives) very.
Example"she was ever so friendly"
Synonymever so
Usage ofintensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies

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