permanently Definition

  • 1in a way that lasts or remains unchanged indefinitely
  • 2in a way that is not expected to change

Using permanently: Examples

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

  • Example

    He lost his job and was forced to leave the country permanently.

  • Example

    The accident left him permanently disabled.

  • Example

    I have decided to quit smoking permanently.

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    The company has closed down permanently.

permanently Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for permanently

Antonyms for permanently


Summary: permanently in Brief

The term 'permanently' [ˈpɜːmənəntli] refers to something that lasts or remains unchanged indefinitely, and is not expected to change. It is often used to describe situations where a change is irreversible, such as 'The accident left him permanently disabled.' 'Permanently' is an adverb with synonyms like 'forever' and 'eternally,' and antonyms like 'temporarily' and 'briefly.'

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