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Is ever a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ever is a Scrabble US word. The word ever is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word ever is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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4 letters words from 'ever'

EREV 7EVER 7
VEER 7 

3 letters words from 'ever'

ERE 3EVE 6
REE 3REV 6
VEE 6 

2 letters words from 'ever'

EE 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of ever

ever veer eevr eevr veer ever evre vere erve reve vree rvee eerv eerv erev reev erev reev vere evre vree rvee erve reve

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ever. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ever.

Definitions and meaning of ever

ever

Alternative forms

  • euer (obsolete)
  • e'er, ev'r (poetic)
  • eva, evah, eva', evuh, iver (dialectal)

Etymology

From Middle English ever, from Old English ǣfre, originally a phrase whose first element undoubtedly consists of Old English ā (ever, always) + in (in) + an element possibly from feorh (life, existence) (dative fēore). Compare Old English ā tō fēore (ever in life), Old English feorhlīf (life).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɛvə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛvɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛvə(r)
  • Hyphenation: ev‧er

Adverb

ever (not comparable)

  1. Always, frequently, forever.
    • 1592, George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax, An Advertisement [] concerning Seminary Priests
      [] the Lord Treasurer, who ever secretly feigned himself to be a Moderator and Mollifier of the Catholicks Afflictions []
    • “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron; []. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
    • 1993, Nancy K. Florida, Javanese Literature in Surakarta Manuscripts: Introduction and manuscripts of the Karaton Surakarta, SEAP Publications (→ISBN), page 9:
      The library staffs of the Karaton Surakarta's Sasana Pustaka, the Mangku- nagaran's Reksa Pustaka, and the Museum Radyapustaka were ever helpful and generous with their time.
    • 2007, Roman Frydman, Michael D. Goldberg, Imperfect Knowledge Economics: Exchange Rates and Risk, Princeton University Press (→ISBN)
      As with the rest of macroeconomics, the issues have to be rethought in a way that makes the ever-imperfect knowledge of market participants and policymakers an integral part of the analysis.
  2. Continuously, constantly, all the time (for the complete duration).
    People struggled to cope with the ever-increasing cost of living.
  3. At any time.
  4. In any way.
  5. (informal) As intensifier following an interrogative word.

Synonyms

  • (always): See Thesaurus:forever
  • (at any time):
  • (in any way):
  • (intensifier): See Thesaurus:the dickens

Antonyms

  • (always): See Thesaurus:never

Hyponyms

Derived terms

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Translations

Adjective

ever (not comparable)

  1. (epidemiology) Occurring at any time, occurring even but once during a timespan.

Determiner

ever

  1. (dialectal and informal) Shortening of every
    • 2011, Lee Smith, Oral History →ISBN
      Queen Anne's lace ever place you look.

References

  • ever at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Vere, veer

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch ēver, from Old Dutch *evur, from Proto-West Germanic *ebur. Cognate with Latin aper, Proto-Slavic *veprь (wild boar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.vər/
  • Hyphenation: ever
  • Rhymes: -eːvər

Noun

ever m (plural evers, diminutive evertje n)

  1. wild boar, Sus scrofa

Synonyms

  • everzwijn, wild zwijn

Derived terms

  • everjong
  • everzwijn

Anagrams

  • erve, veer, vere, vree

German

Etymology

From English ever.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛvɐ/

Adverb

ever

  1. (colloquial, youth slang) ever (with superlative)

Synonyms

  • aller Zeiten

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • evre, evir, afre (early)

Etymology

From Old English ǣfre.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːvər/, /ˈɛvər/

Adverb

ever

  1. ever

Descendants

  • English: ever
  • Scots: evire, evir
  • Yola: eyver, ere

References

  • “ē̆ver, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

ever

  1. present of eve

Anagrams

  • ever, reve, veer

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • evor (non-standard since 2012)

Noun

ever f

  1. indefinite plural of eve
  2. indefinite plural of eva (non-standard since 2012)

Anagrams

  • erve, ever, reve, vere

Source: wiktionary.org
  • at all times.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)