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[ev-er-mawr, -mohr] /ˌɛv ərˈmɔr, -ˈmoʊr/
always; continually; forever.
at all future times; henceforth.
Origin of evermore
First recorded in 1175-1225, evermore is from the Middle English word evermor. See ever, more Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for evermore
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  • And Allis, the girl he loved as his life, would hang her head in shame for evermore.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Evelyn, I have confided to you all,—all this wild heart, now and evermore your own.

    Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • If a man will but work that which is in him, will but make the power of God his own, then is it well with him for evermore.

    A Dish Of Orts George MacDonald
  • I'm a roving vagabond—she hates me for evermore—it's all over!'

    Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
  • May thou burn for evermore in hell, thou black-hearted traitor!

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • There he stands unmasked; he has forfeited our confidence for evermore.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Set a wall about it, O Lord, and evermore mightily defend it.

    Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt
  • His lips were closed upon his secret, and she knew that they would be closed for evermore.

  • We walk here no more, but they do evermore, beautiful, beautiful children.

    A Summer Evening's Dream Edward Bellamy
  • He was slow to understand that his sin had driven him out of her life for evermore.

British Dictionary definitions for evermore


(often preceded by for) all time to come
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for evermore

late 13c., from Old English æfre ma; see ever + more.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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