What is the meaning of always?


  • At all times; all the time and on every occasion.
    • usage: "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"
  • Without variation or change, in every case.
    • usage: "constantly kind and gracious"; "he always arrives on time"
  • Without interruption.
    • usage: "the world is constantly changing"
  • At any time or in any event.
    • usage: "you can always resign if you don't like it"; "you could always take a day off"
  • Forever; throughout all time.
    • usage: "we will always be friends"; "I shall treasure it always"; "I will always love you"
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APAWordNet. (2010). always. Retrieved April 24, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/always/definitions/1250589
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