What does NEVER mean?

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ˈnɛv ərNEVER

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. never, ne'eradverb

    not ever; at no time in the past or future

    "I have never been to China"; "I shall never forget this day"; "had never seen a circus"; "never on Sunday"; "I will never marry you!"

  2. neveradverb

    not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances

    "never fear"; "bringing up children is never easy"; "that will never do"; "what is morally wrong can never be politically right"

Wiktionary

  1. neveradverb

    At no time; on no occasion; in no circumstance.

    Etymology: næfre

  2. neveradverb

    Not at any other time; not on any other occasion; not previously.

    Etymology: næfre

  3. neveradverb

    Negative particle (used to negate verbs in the simple past tense; also used absolutely).

    Etymology: næfre

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neveradverb

    not ever; not at any time; at no time, whether past, present, or future

    Etymology: [AS. nfre; ne not, no + fre ever.]

  2. Neveradverb

    in no degree; not in the least; not

    Etymology: [AS. nfre; ne not, no + fre ever.]

Freebase

  1. Never

    "Never" is a song recorded by rock band Heart. It was released as the second single from the band's self-titled 1985 album Heart. The song is an aggressive rock number with an uplifting lyric to a person who has been discouraged by love. Like their previous single "What About Love", the music video for "Never" was placed in heavy rotation on MTV. "Never" became Heart's biggest U.S. hit at the time, peaking at number four on the Billboard Hot 100. It marked the first time that Heart earned two consecutive top-ten hits, and also the first time a Heart album generated two top-ten singles. The songs harmonic chorus highlights not only Ann Wilson's powerhouse vocal talent but also the vocal stamina of sister Nancy, who maintains a soprano harmony throughout the course of the song. This track was covered by Mandisa during the fifth season of American Idol."Never" appeared as a selectable song on an episode of Don't Forget the Lyrics and performed by En Vogue.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Never

    nev′ėr, adv. not ever: at no time: in no degree: not.—adv. Nev′ermore, at no future time.—conj. Nevertheless′, notwithstanding: in spite of that (earlier Natheless).—adv. Neverthemore′ (Spens.), none the more. [A.S. nǽfrene, not, ǽfre, ever.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEVER' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #150

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEVER' in Written Corpus Frequency: #175

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'NEVER' in Adverbs Frequency: #28

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEVER in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEVER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of NEVER in a Sentence

  1. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I have committed to supporting the nominee chosen by Republican voters, and Never Trump, Never Trump, is now on the verge of clinching that nomination, as Never Trump, Never Trump now has the opportunity and the obligation to unite our party around our goals.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    What it takes to be a giver or philantropist is just a heart of gold. Yes of course, anyone who bears a heart of gold within himself or herself is bound to be philantropic or generous. Anyway, do you have a heart of gold or not? If Yes, then do you have anything to show for it? If No, then you've got to acquire it (a heart of gold ). Because, it pays to be philantropic or generous. Besides, no one has ever become poor just because of giving. And so, bet me you yourself cannot and will never become poor just by the reason of giving generously to someone else or others i.e. anyone or those who you are better off.

  3. Samuel Johnson:

    The world is not yet exhaused let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.

  4. Joe Biden:

    I never, never, never have opposed voluntary busing.

  5. Ryan Matthias:

    We never necessarily talked about his funeral, so we never had the conversation with him that he was going to die, but we had a lot of conversations around,' When I die I want to do this.'.

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