About The Word “Never”

Everything you wanted to know about the word “never”, including spelling, parts of speech, “never” meaning and origins, anagrams, rhyming words, encodings, crossword clues and much more!

How to spell “never”

Never is spelled n-e-v-e-r and has 5 letters.

How to pronounce “never”

IPA pronunciation: /ˈnɛvər/

Phonetic pronunciation: neh-vuhr

How many vowels and consonants in “never”

The word “never” has 3 consonants and 2 vowels.

How many syllables in “never”?

There are 2 syllables in the word “never”.

What type of word is “never”?

The word "never" can be a adverb.

Meaning of the word “never”

'Never' is an adverb used to indicate that something did not, does not, or will not happen at any time or point in the past, present, or future. It is often employed to express a strong negative assertion or denial.

Origin of the word “never”

The word 'never' has its origins in Old English, formed from the combination of 'ne' meaning "not" and 'ǣfre' meaning "ever." It is derived from the Proto-Germanic language, which in turn has roots in the Proto-Indo-European language family.

Example sentences with the word “never”

  1. Never in my life have I seen such a beautiful sunset.
  2. She promised that she would never reveal the secret to anyone.
  3. I will never forget the kindness you have shown me.
  4. They say that history never repeats itself, but it often rhymes.

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Synonyms for “never”

Other words for “never” include at no time, not ever, not at any time, not once.

Common misspellings of “never”

Niver, nevar

Similar words to “never”

Ever, every, evert, fever, lever, neer, nerve, neve, neves, newer, nieve, sever, sneer, eaver, elver, minever, neper, nervier, nevel, neter, kever, rever, neger, bever, neveu

Scrambled words derived from “never”

Eevrn, nerev, enrev, neerv, evren, reevn, vnere, eevnr, reven, ernev, nreev, veren, vrene, veern, nvere, veenr, reenv, enrve, evrne, eernv, rneve, evern, rnvee, nveer, rvene

Words that rhyme with “never”

Ever, clever, endeavor, forever, however, sever, whatever, wherever, whoever

Crossword clues for “never”

Eternal refusal found in reverse veneer (5).

Anagrams of “never”


Fun facts about the word “never”

The word “never” has a Scrabble score of 8 and reads reven in reverse.

Phonetic spelling of “never”

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The phonetic alphabet, specifically the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), is a system of notation for the sounds of languages created by linguists. Unlike conventional written alphabets, which vary across languages and can have inconsistent mappings of symbols to sounds, the IPA is designed to provide a consistent and universally understood means of transcribing the sounds of any spoken language.

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“never” spelled in Morse code

-. . ...- . .-. (dash dot dot dot dot dot dash dot dot dash dot).

Morse code is a method used in telecommunication to encode text characters as sequences of two different signal durations, called dots and dashes, or dits and dahs. It was developed in the 1830s and 1840s by Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail for their new invention, the telegraph, which required a simple way to transmit text messages across long distances.

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ASCII spelling of “never”

Lowercase word: 110 101 118 101 114

Uppercase word: 78 69 86 69 82

ASCII, which stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard used by computers and electronic devices to understand and represent text.

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Binary spelling of “never”

Lowercase word: 1101110 1100101 1110110 1100101 1110010

Uppercase word: 1001110 1000101 1010110 1000101 1010010

Binary encoding is a system that computers and digital devices use to represent and process information. It's based on binary numbers, which are composed only of zeros and ones, known as bits.

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Hexadecimal value of “never”

Lowercase hexadecimal word: 0x6E 0x65 0x76 0x65 0x72

Uppercase hexadecimal word: 0x4E 0x45 0x56 0x45 0x52

Hexadecimal is a number system commonly used in computing as a human-friendly way of representing binary data. Unlike the decimal system, which is base 10 and uses digits from 0 to 9, the hexadecimal system is base 16, using digits from 0 to 9 and letters from A to F to represent the values 10 to 15.

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Decimal spelling of “never”

Lowercase: 110 101 118 101 114

Upprcase: 78 69 86 69 82

The decimal system, also known as base-10, is the numerical system most commonly used by people in everyday life. It's called "base-10" because it uses ten digits: 0 through 9. Each position in a decimal number represents a power of 10.

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Octal value of “never”

Lowercase: 156 145 166 145 162

Upprcase: 116 105 126 105 122

Octal is a base-8 number system used in digital computing. Unlike the decimal system which uses ten digits (0-9), and the binary system which uses two (0 and 1), the octal system uses eight digits: 0 through 7. Each position in an octal number represents a power of 8.

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