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anywhere

adverb any·where \ -ˌ(h)wer , -(h)wər \

Definition of anywhere

1 :at, in, or to any place or point
2 :to any extent :at all
  • we're not anywhere near to being finished
3 used as a function word to indicate limits of variation
  • anywhere from 40 to 60 students

Examples of anywhere in a Sentence

  1. This type of plant can grow just about anywhere.

  2. It's a small camera that you can take practically anywhere.

  3. They gave her permission to go anywhere she wanted to.

  4. This kind of thing could happen anywhere.

  5. You can sit anywhere you like.

  6. He seems to be at home anywhere in the world.

  7. I can't find my keys anywhere.

  8. They produce some of the finest wines made anywhere.

  9. He never walks anywhere. He always drives.

  10. I'll take you anywhere you want to go.

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First Known Use of anywhere

14th century


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anywhere

noun

Definition of anywhere

:any place

First Known Use of anywhere

1775



ANYWHERE Defined for English Language Learners

anywhere

adverb

Definition of anywhere for English Language Learners

  • : in, at, or to any place

  • —used to give added emphasis to near and close

  • —used to indicate a range of amounts, values, etc.


anywhere

noun

Definition of anywhere for English Language Learners

  • : any place


ANYWHERE Defined for Kids

anywhere

adverb any·where \ ˈe-nē-ˌhwer , -ˌwer \

Definition of anywhere for Students

:in, at, or to any place


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