anymore

adverb
any·​more | \ ˌe-nē-ˈmȯr How to pronounce anymore (audio) \

Definition of anymore

1 : any longer I was not moving anymore with my feet— Anaïs Nin
2 : at the present time : now, nowadays Hardly a day passes without rain anymore.

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Synonyms & Antonyms for anymore

Synonyms

currently, now, nowadays, presently, right now, today

Antonyms

before, formerly, long, once, then

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Anymore vs. Any More: Usage Guide

Although both anymore and any more are found in written use, in current writing anymore is the more common styling. Anymore is regularly used in negative No one can be natural anymore. — May Sarton , interrogative Do you read much anymore? , and conditional If you do that anymore, I'll leave. contexts and in certain positive constructions. The Washingtonian is too sophisticated to believe anymore in solutions. — Russell Baker In many regions of the U.S. the use of anymore in sense 2 is quite common in positive constructions, especially in speech. … everybody's cool anymore. — Bill White Every time we leave the house anymore, I play a game called "Stump the Housebreaker." — Erma Bombeck The positive use appears to have been of Midland origin, but it is now reported to be widespread in all speech areas of the U.S. except New England.

Examples of anymore in a Sentence

I never see them anymore. they don't sell that kind of sandwich anymore

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Woods told Morrow to leave, saying Young didn’t want anything to do with him anymore. Kate Brumback, The Seattle Times, "Georgia set to execute man who killed 2 women in 1994," 12 Apr. 2019 At Spring 2020 bridal week, the common refrain among designers was that definitive trends don’t really exist anymore. Emily Farra, Vogue, "The 8 Major Trends of the Spring 2020 Bridal Season," 17 Apr. 2019 Runic Games might not exist anymore—the studio (sadly) closed down after putting out Hob last fall. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: NZXT announces Fallout-themed PC cases and Blizzard says "multiple" Diablo projects are in the works," 10 Aug. 2018 But that upper-middle-class doesn't exist anymore in America. Fox News, "Spoiler alert: Moderates beat back progressives in primaries," 9 Aug. 2018 The passionate pop tune addresses a tough breakup Wesley went through with a longtime love, a time that led him to believe that love didn't exist anymore. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "WESLEY Encourages Fans to Find Their 'Remedy' With His Own Story of Heartbreak: Premiere," 5 July 2018 Molly Roloff, the only daughter of Amy and Matt Roloff, is not on Little People, Big World anymore. Eileen Reslen, Good Housekeeping, "This Is Why Molly Roloff Is Barely on "Little People, Big World"," 2 Apr. 2019 Maximum Security is no claimer anymore, now unbeaten in four career starts and the winner of the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby. Tim Reynolds, The Seattle Times, "Maximum Security wins Florida Derby, earns Kentucky berth," 30 Mar. 2019 Needless to say, once Crew gets a bit older and his chubby cheeks aren't the center of photos anymore, I'll be devastated. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Joanna Gaines Reveals There's a Sign-Up Sheet to Hold Baby Crew Gaines at Magnolia," 27 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of anymore

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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anymore

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of anymore

: in the recent or present period of time

anymore

adverb
any·​more | \ ˌe-nē-ˈmȯr How to pronounce anymore (audio) \

Kids Definition of anymore

: nowadays We never see them anymore.

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