Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Never and never again - synonyms or related words

never

adverb

at no time in the past or in the future

never again

used for emphasizing that something did not or will not happen again

at no time

used for emphasizing that you did not do something or that it did not happen

never so much as

used for emphasizing very strongly that someone has not done something

never ever

used for emphasizing ‘never’ very strongly

ever

adverb

used for emphasizing that something has never happened before or should never happen

never

adverb

not in any situation

ne’er

adverb

literary never

never

adverb

used with the past tense for saying that something did not happen

never again

used for emphasizing that you will not do something again, especially because it was very unpleasant the first time

BuzzWord

gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play