- Always is defined as the consistency of someone or something.
An example of the word always is to say that someone is consistently punctual.
- The definition of always is constancy.
An example of the word always is to describe the lights as never failing to be bright.
- Always describes the concept of the infinite, or something that goes on forever with no end.
An example of the word alway is the promise that is made during wedding vows to forever remain faithful.
- The last lines of this, as rendered by Dr Gilbert Murray, are as follows:- "Robed in pure white, I have borne me clean From man's vile birth and coffined clay, And exiled from my lips alway Touch of all meat where life bath been."
- It appears in the very first Aventiure, when Kriemhild, in answer to her mother's interpretation of her dream, declares that she will never marry, since "it has been proved by the experience of many women that joy is in the end rewarded by sorrow"; it is repeated in the last stanza but one of the long poem: "As ever joy in sorrow ends and must end alway."