*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.

Examples: Everytime and every time in a sentence
  • Everytime we meet, you ask me to do you a favor.
  • Every time we meet, you ask me to do you a favor.
  • Lia gets bored everytime she goes to the theater.
  • Lia gets bored every time she goes to the theater.

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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.

    Examples: Every single time in a sentence
    Every single time Bill visits, he eats all the food.

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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
    • Whenever
    • 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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