- 1at any time; at all times
- 2used for emphasis in questions, typically expressing surprise or confusion
Using ever: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "ever" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
Have you ever been to Paris?
Did you ever find your keys?
I don't ever want to see you again.
Do you ever feel like giving up?
Ever since I met you, my life has changed.
ever Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with ever
If ever there was a time to act, it is now.
She was as beautiful as ever.
They lived happily ever after.
Origins of ever
from Old English 'ǣfre'
Summary: ever in Brief
The adverb 'ever' [ˈɛvər] means 'at any time' or 'used for emphasis in questions'. It is often used in questions to express surprise or confusion. Examples include 'Have you ever been to Paris?' and 'Do you ever feel like giving up?'. Phrases include 'if ever', 'as ever', and 'ever after'.