What does forever mean?

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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word forever.

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.

Wikipedia

  1. Forever

    Strawberry Fields Forever is a song by the English rock band the Beatles, written by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney. It was released on 13 February 1967 as a double A-side single with "Penny Lane". It represented a departure from the group's previous singles and a novel listening experience for the contemporary pop audience. While the song initially divided and confused music critics and the group's fans, it proved highly influential on the emerging psychedelic genre. Its accompanying promotional film is similarly recognised as a pioneering work in the medium of music video. Lennon based the song on his childhood memories of playing in the garden of Strawberry Field, a Salvation Army children's home in Liverpool. Starting in November 1966, the band spent 45 hours in the studio, spread over five weeks, creating three versions of the track. The final recording combined two of those versions, which were entirely different in tempo, mood and musical key. It features reverse-recorded instrumentation, Mellotron flute sounds, an Indian swarmandal, tape loops and a fade-out/fade-in coda, as well as a cello and brass arrangement by producer George Martin. For the promotional film, the band used experimental techniques such as reverse effects, stop motion animation, jump-cuts and superimposition.

ChatGPT

  1. forever

    Forever refers to an unlimited or unending length of time, indicating a state that will continue indefinitely without any cessation or conclusion. It conveys the notion of a perpetual existence or an eternal duration that surpasses the boundaries of time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreveradverb

    through eternity; through endless ages, eternally

  2. Foreveradverb

    at all times; always

Wikidata

  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

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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. Miguel de Cervantes:

    God bears with the wicked, but not forever.

  2. David Kaplan:

    The holy grail, if we all do our job right, is that you only need one animal in the initial biopsy, you can do what we call' immortalize' those cells so they essentially propagate forever.

  3. David Culley:

    I appreciate the players and coaches for staying the course with me through the ups and downs of our season, i'm disappointed we didn't win more games and I won't have a chance to improve on the lessons I've learned, but I fully understand this is a bottom-line business and I didn't do enough. I want to thank the McNair Family and Nick Caserio for giving me this opportunity, I am forever grateful for the experience.

  4. Louise Sidharta:

    This morning before I went to pray, one of them called me and jokingly said, 'See you in the new year and goodbye forever.' That's all, and then the bad news came. it was supposed to be his last vacation with his family.

  5. Rene Castro-Salazar:

    If (wood) is extracted in a sustainable way then you can do it forever.

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