ever since

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ever since

1 : continually or often from a past time until now
  • We both liked the idea and have been working on it ever since.
  • I went to the festival its first year and have been returning ever since.
2 : continually from the time in the past when : since
  • She's wanted to be a firefighter ever since she was a young girl.

Word by Word Definitions

ever play
  1. : always

  2. : at any time

  3. : in any way

since play
  1. : from a definite past time until now

  2. : before the present time : ago

  3. : after a time in the past : subsequently

  1. : at a time in the past after or later than : from the time in the past when

  2. : when

  3. : in view of the fact that : because

  1. : in the period after a specified time in the past : from a specified time in the past


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