What does Never mean?

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ˈnɛv ərNev·er

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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. George Karl:

    I never felt I got into a good place with (Cousins), some of that was my stupidity when I said that no player is untradeable. I'm old school enough to think that a coach has to feel powerful, has to feel supported.

  2. Noel Duan:

    My cousins in mainland China were never really taught about the history of imperial China; it's kind of erased, i very much believe that maybe they just didn't know.

  3. Vitor Constancio:

    There was never any doubt among the majority of member countries (that) the euro is irreversible, the actual prospects of that happening was never for real.

  4. Pierre Charron:

    He who receives a benefit should never forget it he who bestow should never remember it.

  5. Joe Dinkin:

    Trump keeps saying that it's only the media who cares about his taxes. This weekend's marches will prove that's not true -- the people care, and the reason the people care is because without seeing Trump's taxes, we'll never know what foreign business entanglements he has, and we can't be sure in whose interests he is really working.

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