permanently

adverb per·ma·nent·ly \ ˈpər-mə-nənt-lē , ˈpərm-nənt- \

Definition of permanently

: in a permanent manner : in a way that continues without changing or ending : in a way that is not brief or temporary
  • The restaurant closed permanently in May.
  • an area where the ground is permanently frozen
  • Artificial intelligence has permanently changed our understanding of the mind and has proved itself in hundreds of unsung applications.
  • —Steven Pinker

First Known Use of permanently

15th century

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permanently Synonyms

Antonyms

ne'er, never, nevermore;

Near Antonyms

once;

Related Words

enduringly, long, perennially;

Phrases

for good (also for good and all), for keeps;


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