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  1. Although both anymore and any more are found in written use, in current writing anymore is the more common styling. Anymore is regularly used in negative No one can be natural anymore.
  2. The adverb anymore meaning “any longer” or “nowadays” is most commonly spelled as one word. It is used in negative constructions and in some types of questions: Sally doesn't work .
  3. If you do not do something or something does not happen anymore, you have stopped doing it or it does not now happen: I don't do yoga anymore.
  4. But anymore is widely used in regional American English in positive sentences with the meaning "nowadays": "We use a gas stove anymore" (Oklahoma informant in the Dictionary of American Regional English).
  5. 6 synonyms of anymore from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 1 related word, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for anymore. Anymore: at the present time.
  6. Especially in American English, any more, as an adverb, can be written as one word, anymore: He doesn’t cycle anymore.
  7. When spelled as one word, anymore is an adverb that refers to time. It means “at present,” “still,” or “any longer.” Why doesn’t Mom bake cookies anymore? She doesn’t bake cookies anymore because you always eat them all and don’t leave any for her!
  8. Anymore (one word) is reserved for the meaning any longer. In other words, when used as an adverb, the one-word spelling anymore is used. You’re not a little kid anymore. I, personally, find this distinction to be quite helpful, and most American writers and publishing houses observe it.

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