- an•y•more[[t]ˌɛn iˈmɔr, -ˈmoʊr[/t]] adv.1) any longer2) nowadays; presently•Etymology: 1350–1400 usage: The adverb anymore is used in negative constructions and in some types of questions: She doesn't work here anymore. Do you play tennis anymore? In some dialects, chiefly South Midland in origin, it is found in positive statements meaning “nowadays”: Baker's bread is all we eat anymore. Anymore we always take the bus. The use of anymore at the beginning of a sentence is almost exclusive to speech or to representations of speech.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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anymore — (adv.) one word form by 1865, from ANY (Cf. any) + MORE (Cf. more) … Etymology dictionary
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anymore — an|y|more [ˌeniˈmo: US ˈmo:r] adv not anymore not any longer ▪ Nick doesn t live here anymore. ▪ She told me not to phone her anymore … Dictionary of contemporary English
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