Definition of never:

part of speech: adverb

At no time; in no degree.

part of speech: adverb

Not ever: at no time: in no degree: not.

part of speech: adverb

Not ever; not at any time; in no degree or way: used for emphasis; as, never fear.

Usage examples for never:

  • I shall never do that. "Antony Gray,--Gardener", Leslie Moore.
  • I was never one to do it. "The Sea Bride", Ben Ames Williams.
  • And you never loved me in that way, dear? "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock.
  • And I never did. "The Domestic Cat", Gordon Stables.

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