Simple Definition of ever
: at any time
: at all times
: to a greater degree
Examples of ever
The crime rate is higher now than it has ever been.
He's forgotten all he's ever learned about history.
Have you ever been to France?
She's doing fine and is as pretty as ever.
No one has ever seen a better example of woodwork.
Has this ever been done before?
Did it ever occur to you that I might like more myself?
That was the worst movie I ever saw.
Technology in recent years has become ever more sophisticated.
The deadline draws ever closer.
Origin of ever
Middle English, from Old English ǣfre
First Known Use: before 12th century
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