always Definition

  • 1at all times; on all occasions
  • 2forever; for all time

Using always: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "always" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She always arrives on time.

  • Example

    He always forgets his keys.

  • Example

    I will always love you.

  • Example

    They have always been friends.

always Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for always

Phrases with always

  • a phrase used to express a strong and enduring love or commitment


    I promise to love you always and forever.

  • a phrase used in sales to encourage salespeople to focus on making sales and closing deals


    Remember, ABC: always be closing.

  • a phrase used to express that someone or something is frequently thought about or remembered


    Even though we're apart, you're always on my mind.

Origins of always

from Old English 'ealne weg', meaning 'all the way'


Summary: always in Brief

'Always' [ˈɔːlweɪz] means at all times or forever. It is an adverb used to describe actions or situations that are consistent or enduring. Examples include 'She always arrives on time' and 'I will always love you.' Phrases like 'always and forever' and 'always on my mind' express strong and enduring emotions or thoughts.

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