else·​where ˈel(t)s-ˌ(h)wer How to pronounce elsewhere (audio)
: in or to another place
took my business elsewhere

Examples of elsewhere in a Sentence

The angry customer said he would take his business elsewhere. Elsewhere in the same book she gives another date. The parts are produced elsewhere.
Recent Examples on the Web But the byproduct is a dearth of options for drivers elsewhere. Bloomberg, Orange County Register, 31 May 2024 His neighborhood was among the most polluted in America, and residents experienced significantly higher rates of respiratory diseases than those elsewhere in Denver. Megan Kimble, New York Times, 31 May 2024 And most Mexican families, regardless of economic class, know someone who has lived or worked in the U.S. at some point, creating a level of cultural understanding around what motivates someone to leave home and seek safety or opportunity elsewhere. Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, 30 May 2024 And soon, Ruth said a star elsewhere in the Stockyards that honors code talkers will be moved to the restaurant. Rick Mauch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 23 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for elsewhere 

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Word History


Middle English elleswher, going back to Old English elles hwær — more at else entry 1, where entry 1

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of elsewhere was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Elsewhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elsewhere. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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else·​where ˈels-ˌ(h)we(ə)r How to pronounce elsewhere (audio)
: in or to another place
took my business elsewhere
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