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Meaning of ALWAYS

Pronunciation:  'olweyz

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  1. [adv]  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"
  2. [adv]  forever; throughout all time; "we will always be friends"; "I shall treasure it always"; "I will always love you"
  3. [adv]  at any time or in any event; "you can always resign if you don't like it"; "you could always take a day off"
  4. [adv]  seemingly without interruption; often and repeatedly; "always looking for faults"; "it is always raining"; "he is forever cracking jokes"; "they are forever arguing"

ALWAYS is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: e'er, ever, forever
 Antonyms: ne'er, never



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Al"ways\, adv. [All + way. The s is an adverbial (orig.
a genitive) ending.]
1. At all times; ever; perpetually; throughout all time;
   continually; as, God is always the same.

         Even in Heaven his [Mammon's] looks and thoughts.

2. Constancy during a certain period, or regularly at stated
   intervals; invariably; uniformly; -- opposed to
   {sometimes} or {occasionally}.

         He always rides a black galloway.     --Bulwer.

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