always [alway] adv

see all, adj. + way, n; OE “all the way, the whole way”.

  1. Regularly; consistently; habitually; each time; every time.
  2. Consequently; as a natural result; as a predictable consequence.
  3. Ever; constantly; throughout time; all the time; at all times.
  4. Forever; perpetually; continuously; remaining in the state of; [the form alway is archaic.]