for·​ev·​er·​more fə-ˌre-vər-ˈmȯr How to pronounce forevermore (audio)
: for an endless time : forever entry 1 sense 1
Plant a black gum in your yard and fall will forevermore arrive with a fanfare of scarlet foliage.Doug Hall
… carving Hollywood, now and forevermore, in our imaginations as something both absurd and unholy.Neal Gabler
When you were first introduced to her you called her Miss Stanleymain … Then she begged you to call her Miss Sylvia, and as Miss Sylvia you spoke and thought of her forevermore.Lucy Maud Montgomery
In the backs of these cars was a great miscellany of items … which would now remain in the back forevermore.Ian Frazier

Examples of forevermore in a Sentence

a hero that will be praised forevermore for his great deeds
Recent Examples on the Web The story is already, at best, bittersweet — the only way to avoid rape is to become an inanimate object — but its epilogue is downright unfair: Apollo kisses the tree’s bark and vows to use its wood to make his bow and lyre, and its leaves as his crown, forevermore. Sara Holdren, Vulture, 24 Oct. 2023 On a recent gray morning, dozens of geese circled the Lady of the Lake — the 1934 concrete statue of a woman with her hands raised forevermore — as people took selfies near her. Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 So through the night rode Paul Revere; And so through the night went his cry of alarm To every Middlesex village and farm, -- A cry of defiance and not of fear, A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, And a word that shall echo forevermore! Annie Lane, oregonlive, 4 July 2023 In memory of the late comic and actor Brody Stevens, the city of Los Angeles has declared August 18 to forevermore be known as Brody Stevens Day. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 18 Aug. 2021 But through circumstances thrust himself into a position prominence that will probably be forevermore remembered in the history of this franchise. John Fay,, 15 May 2020 If everything goes according to plan, footage of these ceremonial birth-of-a-superstar moments will air, forevermore, in prelude to many a dunkalicious montage of highlights. Troy Patterson, The New Yorker, 26 June 2019 The crowd cheered and the pizzeria became the most popular spot in town forevermore — perfect for families and birthday parties. Hannah Chubb,, 23 Aug. 2019 No, the Clown Egg Register was clearly built for the express purposes of reminding us all uncomfortably of that roomful of disembodied heads in Return to Oz and haunting our nightmares forevermore. Constance Grady, Vox, 20 Aug. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of forevermore was in the 14th century

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“Forevermore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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