What does forever mean?

Definitions for forever
fɔrˈɛv ər, fər-for·ev·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. everlastingly, eternally, forever, evermoreadverb

    for a limitless time

    "no one can live forever"; "brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss

  2. forever, forever and a dayadverb

    for a very long or seemingly endless time

    "she took forever to write the paper"; "we had to wait forever and a day"

  3. constantly, always, forever, perpetually, incessantlyadverb

    without interruption

    "the world is constantly changing"

Wiktionary

  1. forevernoun

    An extremely long time.

    It takes forever to walk to work.

  2. forevernoun

    a mythical time in the infinite future that will never come.

    Sure, I'd be happy to meet with you on the 12th of forever.

  3. foreveradverb

    for all time, for all eternity; for an infinite amount of time.

    I shall love you forever.

  4. foreveradverb

    for a very long time, 'an' eternity.

    We had to wait forever to get inside.

  5. foreveradverb

    for an excessively long time.

  6. foreveradverb

    at all times, anytime, always

    You'll have a home here forever, my son!

  7. foreveradverb

    constantly or frequently.

    You are forever nagging me.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreveradverb

    through eternity; through endless ages, eternally

  2. Foreveradverb

    at all times; always

Freebase

  1. Forever

    "Forever" is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey from her fifth studio album, Daydream. It was released by Columbia Records on March 10, 1996, as an airplay-only single from the album. The song was written and produced by Carey and Walter Afanasieff, and was composed throughout 1995. Its lyrics describe a situation where the protagonist knows her relationship with her lover has withered away, however he will continue living in her memory forever. The song's music video is a collage of snippets from Carey's shows at the Tokyo Dome, during her Daydream World Tour in 1996. Most of the video is the performance of the song during one of the three Japanese shows on the tour. Serving as an airplay only song in the US, and a limited release around the world, the song achieved minimal chart success. In the United States, Billboard rules did not allow the charting of non-commercially released songs. For this reason, it did not chart on the Hot 100, however peaking at number two on the Adult Contemporary chart. Outside the US, the song peaked at number 11 in Canada, 40 in New Zealand and 44 in the Netherlands.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forever

    for-ev′ėr, adv. for ever, for all time to come: to eternity.—adv. Forev′ermore, for ever hereafter.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forever' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3432

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forever' in Adverbs Frequency: #302

How to pronounce forever?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forever in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of forever in a Sentence

  1. The wise Pharoah Moe:

    When you think of the natural, instinctive icons, like friends, love, and money, you realize how fast they can come and go. Pride and dignity, however are the only icons you can manage to poccess forever. Always keep your head up no matter what..

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Trust is a great and important subject in your life; create trust among your family, friends, colleagues, and beloved; it is a way to live secure, happy, and with comfort forever.

  3. Even Nazarbayev:

    I believe that whatever we, our generation, are doing, will remain in the memory of our people forever, when you work, you will always be criticized. This is normal.

  4. Allen Coon:

    We are forever tied to the horrors of our past, we've flown this symbol of oppression. We've defended it. We fought for it, and it's time to recognize that that was a mistake.

  5. Herman Melville, Moby Dick:

    Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.

Images & Illustrations of forever

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