At any time; at any period or point of time.
- At all times; always: ever hoping to strike it rich.
- At any time: Have you ever been to Europe?
- In any way; at all: How did they ever manage? See Usage Note at rarely.
- To a great extent or degree. Used for emphasis often with so: He was ever so sorry. Was she ever mad!
- again Now and then; occasionally.
- for ever and a day Always; forever.