[ en-ee-mawr, -mohr ]
/ ˌɛn iˈmɔr, -ˈmoʊr /
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today, straightaway, forthwith, directly, immediately, instantly, nowadays, away, momentarily, promptly, pronto, soon, PDQ, instanter
- any port in a storm,
- anyone's guess,
Origin of anymore
1350–1400; Middle English ani more any longer
The adverb anymore meaning “any longer” or “nowadays” is most commonly spelled as one word. It is used in negative constructions and in some types of questions: Sally doesn't work here anymore. Do you play tennis anymore? In some dialects, chiefly South Midland in origin, it is found in positive statements meaning “nowadays”: Baker's bread is all we eat anymore. Anymore we always take the bus. Its use at the beginning of a sentence is almost exclusive to speech or to representations of speech.
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esp US anymore
/ (ˌɛnɪˈmɔː) /
any longer; still; now or from now on; nowadayshe does not work here any more
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