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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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
Recent Examples on the Web But that grief is actually a protective process that gives us space to heal and to acclimate to a world where someone who was there is not anymore. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 12 May 2022 People was told by a source on September 1 that Paul and Adele's relationship isn't just causal anymore. Hilary Weaver, ELLE, 11 May 2022 Tell me about China, because that strikes me as an example where the government stepped in and there was a policy, or there isn’t anymore, but there was a policy that directly affected the number of kids people could have. Kira Bindrim, Quartz, 10 May 2022 While streaming may not be the shiniest object on the stock market anymore, there is no putting the genie back in the bottle. Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2022 Or, is a tax treaty with the United States worth anything anymore? Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes, 6 May 2022 And there's no definition of the 'normal family' anymore. Nicole Briese, PEOPLE.com, 5 May 2022 For Brown, though, death isn’t the scariest outcome anymore. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 5 May 2022 Some of those schools aren’t in the running anymore as Florida has started to make a push. Stephen Means, cleveland, 5 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of anymore

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of anymore was in the 14th century

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Last Updated

16 May 2022

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“Anymore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anymore. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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anymore

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

Kids Definition of anymore

: in the recent or present period of time We never see them anymore.

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