*Everytime or Every Time | Meaning, Definition & Spelling
Every time is an adverbial phrase meaning “each time” or “without exception.”
“Everytime,” written without a space, is sometimes used instead of every time. However, this is incorrect and should be avoided.
Every single time
Every single time is a more emphatic version of “every time.” In this phrase, “single” functions as an intensifier that emphasizes how often something occurs.
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Frequently asked questions
- What is a synonym for “every time”?
Some synonyms and near synonyms of every time include:
- Each time
- Without exception
- Is “everytime” a word?
“Everytime” is sometimes used to mean “each time” or “whenever.” However, this is incorrect and should be avoided. The correct phrase is every time (two words).
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