What are the differences between "forever" and "for ever" in the meaning and usages?


Both mean the same. When something is for ever, it's for all time in the future.

In AmE, it's a one word version. However, there's a very little difference. The one-word version refers persistency whereas the two-word term means eternally (though except in the US).

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They are synonymous, however forever is far more common (at least in the US) than for ever. I don't think I've ever seen it written as two words and I read quite a lot.

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for ever - always forever- continually,eternal

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Forever is a measurement of time. And for ever is beyond time.

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