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Definitions of ever
at all times; all the time and on every occasion; "I will always be there to help you"; "always arrives on time"; "there is always some pollution in the air"; "ever hoping to strike it rich"; "ever busy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
(intensifier for adjectives) very; "she was ever so friendly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
at any time; "did you ever smoke?"; "the best con man of all time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
At all times; through all time; always; forever. Webster Dictionary DB
Without cessation; continually. Webster Dictionary DB
Always: eternally: at any time: in any degree. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
Always; at any time. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
At any time; in any case; in any degree; at all. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
At any time; always; in any degree; in composition, always or without intermission, as ever active. For ever, eternally. Ever and anon, at one time and another; now and then. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
At any time; always; in any degree; contr. into e’er, dr; ever and anon, frequently repeated; for ever, unendingly; for ever and ever, duration without end. Note.-Ever, as part of a word, denotes without intermission. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
Usage examples for ever
– In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
– A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford