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Definitions of never

  1.   Not ever; not at any time; at no time, whether past, present, or future.
  2.   Not at any time; in no degree; not ever.
  3.   At no time; in no degree.
  4.   Not ever;- at no time; in no degree, as, " and yet be never the worse"; not at all; not, as, " he answered him to never a word"; however, as, " charm he never so wisely"; in Scrip., ever, as, " ask me never so much dowry".
  5.   Not ever: at no time: in no degree: not.
  6.   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!"
  7.   Not ever; at no time; positively not.
  8.   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"
  9.   In no degree; not in the least; not.
  10.   Not ever; not at any time; in no degree or way: used for emphasis; as, never fear.

Quotes of never

  1. But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right. – Ray Stannard Baker
  2. Close alliances with despots are never safe for free states. – Demosthenes
  3. I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films. – Laura Dern
  4. You can't be what you don't see. I didn't think about being a doctor. I didn't even think about being a clerk in a store, I'd never seen a black clerk in a clothing store. – Joycelyn Elders
  5. I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it. – Hayden Fry
  6. My father died prematurely at the age of 52 when I was 24, and it is a recurring regret that he never lived to see me succeed beyond university and drama. – Richard E. Grant
  7. The game has kept faith with the public, maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price. And it will probably never change. – Connie Mack
  8. That is- the reason for that is that home prices are only going to go up. Now, they've never gone down nationwide in our- since we've been keeping track of this. – Franklin Raines
  9. I never work just to work. It's some combination of laziness and self -respect. – Harold Ramis
  10. We... are not really free if we can't control our own government and its policies. And we will never do that if we remain ignorant. – Charley Reese
  11. There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. – Saint Francis de Sales
  12. Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you never know the ending. – Neil Simon
  13. One of my good friends is Christian, goes to church every Sunday, very religious. I'm fine with that and I will never judge her. – Amber Tamblyn
  14. I confess I've never felt like a passenger. – Roger Waters
  15. I still have never met Harry Saltzman, and was told he is quite unpleasant. – Lana Wood

Usage examples for never

  1. He never was sure of it. ” – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. They never let him go alone? ” – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  3. “ I know you never would have. ” – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  4. “ For this reason the Lord never rejoiced upon his own account, and with reference only to himself; but it was when he saw that his Heavenly Father was known and worshipped, and his divine works manifested unto the world. ” – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  5. “ I don't think she will- and, if she did, you'd never know it. ” – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  6. He did- and she never – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  7. Never if I can help it! ” – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  8. “ I shall never wish to go there. ” – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  9. But if I stay here, you never will; that's sure. ” – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  10. “ " And I shall never forget. ” – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  11. “ I may never see you again. ” – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  12. But it never did. ” – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  13. You don't never mean that, sir? ” – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  14. You can never guess who it is. ” – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  15. Ye won't never forgit her when ye do. ” – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  16. “ " If you do not know now, you may never know," he said. ” – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  17. He will never go! ” – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe
  18. “ No, dear, it would never do. ” – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  19. “ I had never seen her look like that. ” – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  20. “ I would never have known the difference. ” – Marjorie Dean, High School Junior by Pauline Lester

Idioms for never