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aye     (Scot.)   consistently, constantly, continually, eternally, ever, everlastingly, evermore, every time, forever, in perpetuum, invariably, perpetually, repeatedly, unceasingly, without exception  
   hardly, hardly ever, infrequently, once in a blue moon, once in a while, only now and then, on rare occasions, rarely, scarcely ever, seldom  
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1       adv   If you always do something, you do it whenever a particular situation occurs. If you always did something, you did it whenever a particular situation occurred.  
ADV before v     (Antonym: never)    Whenever I get into a relationship, I always fall madly in love..., She's always late for everything..., We've always done it this way..., Always lock your garage.     
2       adv   If something is always the case, was always the case, or will always be the case, it is, was, or will be the case all the time, continuously.  
ADV before v, ADV group     (Antonym: never)    We will always remember his generous hospitality..., He was always cheerful.     
3       adv   If you say that something is always happening, especially something which annoys you, you mean that it happens repeatedly.  
ADV before v-cont   (=forever)  
She was always moving things around.     
4       adv   You use always in expressions such as can always or could always when you are making suggestions or suggesting an alternative approach or method.  
can/could ADV inf  
If you can't find any decent apples, you can always try growing them yourself...     
5       adv   You can say that someone always was, for example, awkward or lucky to indicate that you are not surprised about what they are doing or have just done.  
ADV before v  
She's going to be fine. She always was pretty strong...     

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See also:

away, alias, allay, awash

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
a person who is always thinking of what other people want and is anxious not to disturb them
I want to be a considerate person who always help friends when they are in trouble.
a very creative person; someone who is always able to come up with fresh ideas
enfant haï est toujours triste
ce qu'on aime est toujours beau
âne paré de satin est toujours âne
avoir toujours l'injure à la bouche
avoir toujours la critique à la bouche
à vivre, on apprend toujours quelque chose
avoir toujours la tête dans les nuages
celui qui marche droit trouve toujours la route assez large
c'est toujours un autre que nous qui a tort; nul ne voit sa propre bosse
celui qui pose une question est bête cinq minutes, celui qui n'en pose pas l'est toute sa vie
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