ever since

Definition of ever since

  1. 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. 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

everplay
  1. :  always

    :  at any time

    :  in any way

sinceplay
  1. :  from a definite past time until now

    :  before the present time :  ago

    :  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

    :  when

    :  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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