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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Always  \Al"ways\,  adv  [All  +  way  The  s  is  an  adverbial  (orig. 
  a  genitive)  ending.] 
  1.  At  all  times;  ever;  perpetually;  throughout  all  time; 
  continually;  as  God  is  always  the  same 
 
  Even  in  Heaven  his  [Mammon's]  looks  and  thoughts. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Constancy  during  a  certain  period,  or  regularly  at  stated 
  intervals;  invariably;  uniformly;  --  opposed  to 
  {sometimes}  or  {occasionally}. 
 
  He  always  rides  a  black  galloway.  --Bulwer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aye  \Aye\,  Ay  \Ay\,  adv  [Icel.  ei  ey  akin  to  AS  [=a], 
  [=a]wa,  always  Goth.  aiws  an  age,  Icel.  [ae]fi,  OHG,  ?wa,  L. 
  aevum  Gr  ?  an  age,  ?,  ?,  ever,  always  G.  je  Skr.  ?va 
  course.  ?,?.  Cf  {Age},  v.,  {Either},  a.,  {Or},  conj.] 
  Always  ever;  continually;  for  an  indefinite  time. 
 
  For  his  mercies  aye  endure.  --Milton. 
 
  {For  aye},  {always};  forever;  eternally. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  always 
  adv  1:  at  all  times;  all  the  time  and  on  every  occasion;  "I  will 
  always  be  there  to  help  you";  "always  arrives  on 
  time";  "there  is  always  some  pollution  in  the  air"; 
  "ever  hoping  to  strike  it  rich";  "ever  busy"  [syn:  {ever}, 
  {e'er}]  [ant:  {never}] 
  2:  seemingly  without  interruption;  often  and  repeatedly; 
  "always  looking  for  faults";  "it  is  always  raining";  "he 
  is  forever  cracking  jokes";  "they  are  forever  arguing" 
  [syn:  {forever}] 
  3:  at  any  time  or  in  any  event;  "you  can  always  resign  if  you 
  don't  like  it";  "you  could  always  take  a  day  off" 
  4:  forever;  throughout  all  time;  "we  will  always  be  friends"; 
  "I  shall  treasure  it  always";  "I  will  always  love  you" 




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