- for eternity; for always; endlessly
- at all times; always
Forever is defined as an endless amount of time, or always.
An example of forever is how long time will continue.
Informal a period of time that seems to have no end: a hyperbolic use: we stood in line forever
- For everlasting time; eternally: No one can live forever.
- At all times; incessantly: was forever complaining about the job.
A seemingly very long time: It has taken forever to resolve these problems.
- (duration) for all time, for all eternity; for an infinite amount of time.
- I shall love you forever.
- (duration, colloquial) for a very long time, 'an' eternity.
- We had to wait forever to get inside.
- (duration, colloquial) for an excessively long time.
- It took her forever to get dressed and ready for the party.
- The drive to his mothers' house took forever.
- (frequency) constantly or frequently.
- You are forever nagging me.
- In the United Kingdom and most of the Commonwealth, the spelling for ever may be used instead of forever for the senses "for all time" and "for a long time". In Canada and the United States, generally only forever is used, regardless of sense.
- An extremely long time.
- (colloquial) a mythical time in the infinite future that will never come.
- Sure, I'd be happy to meet with you on the 12th of forever.
- I will forever be grateful.
- It took me forever to get it out of the closet in your apartment.
- He could promise to love her forever, but hadn't her father said the same thing to Mom?
- We can't keep falling forever, you know.
- The struggle which the frontier settlers of Pennsylvania had made in the state legislature to secure unlimited issues of paper money and the enactment of laws favourable to the debtor class prejudiced him against the West, and he tried to introduce into the constitution a clause guaranteeing forever the political supremacy of the states east of the Alleghanies.