Always vs. Constantly

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  • Always (adverb)

    At all times; throughout all time

    "God is always the same."

    "perpetually|continually|all the time|every time|Thesaurus:forever"

    "at no time|never|Thesaurus:never"

  • Always (adverb)

    Constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals (opposed to sometimes or occasionally).



    "In this street, the shops always close during lunchtime."

  • Always (adverb)

    In any event.

    "I thought I could always go back to work."

    "anyhow|anyway|at any rate|regardless|Thesaurus:regardless"

  • Constantly (adverb)

    With steadfastness; with resolve; in loyalty, faithfully.

  • Constantly (adverb)

    In a constant manner; occurring continuously; persistently.

  • Constantly (adverb)

    Recurring regularly.

    "I find that I am constantly reminding you to feed your pets."

  • Constantly (adverb)

    In an unchangeable or invariable manner; in every case.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Always (adverb)

    At all times; ever; perpetually; throughout all time; continually; as, God is always the same.

  • Always (adverb)

    Constancy during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals; invariably; uniformly; - opposed to sometimes or occasionally.

  • Constantly (adverb)

    With constancy; steadily; continually; perseveringly; without cessation; uniformly.

Webster Dictionary
  • Always (adverb)

    at all times; all the time and on every occasion;

    "I will always be there to help you"

    "always arrives on time"

    "there is always some pollution in the air"

    "ever hoping to strike it rich"

    "ever busy"

  • Always (adverb)

    seemingly without interruption; often and repeatedly;

    "always looking for faults"

    "it is always raining"

    "he is forever cracking jokes"

    "they are forever arguing"

  • Always (adverb)

    at any time or in any event;

    "you can always resign if you don't like it"

    "you could always take a day off"

  • Always (adverb)

    forever; throughout all time;

    "we will always be friends"

    "I shall treasure it always"

    "I will always love you"

  • Constantly (adverb)

    seemingly uninterrupted;

    "constantly bullied by his big brother"

    "was perpetually answering the doorbell"

  • Constantly (adverb)

    without variation or change;

    "constantly kind and gracious"

  • Constantly (adverb)

    without interruption;

    "the world is constantly changing"

Princeton's WordNet

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