else·​where | \ ˈel(t)s-ˌ(h)wer How to pronounce elsewhere (audio) \

Definition of elsewhere

: 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.
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To be sure, Cairo society, international art dealers, collectors, and academics from Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East are here. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "Can Egypt Convince the World That It Is Starting Over?," 19 Mar. 2019 Other markets in mainland China and elsewhere have surged far more in 2019—but only after crashing late last year. Kevin Kingsbury, WSJ, "Cream of the Crop: Why New Zealand’s Stock Market Is Breaking Records," 7 Mar. 2019 But Prince Charles sat elsewhere in the Cathedral, beside former British Prime Minister John Major and behind German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Where Did Prince Charles Sit at George H.W. Bush's Funeral?," 6 Dec. 2018 Are women elsewhere seeking out Botox and fillers with equal gusto? Elissa Strauss, Glamour, "The Changing Face of Beauty In America," 8 Oct. 2018 Apple’s second largest research and development office is located in Herzliya, Israel, and several key Apple suppliers are located elsewhere in Israel. Fortune, "This Irish Bill Could Create Huge Problems for U.S. Companies Like Apple," 9 July 2018 While William was working at The Passage today, Kate attended the Mental Health in Education conference elsewhere in London. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince William Cooks at a Homeless Shelter He Visited with Princess Diana," 13 Feb. 2019 The facility handles general medical care for offenders, but specialty care — such as cardiology and urology appointments or appointments for MRI and CT scans — happens elsewhere. Alexis Krell, The Seattle Times, "Aging sex offenders on McNeil Island needed 557 medical trips last year," 21 July 2018 The one saving grace is that Microsoft already charges, $199 for the Surface Dock though prices are lower elsewhere. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Hands on: The Kensington SD7000 dock turns a Surface tablet into a Surface Studio," 21 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of elsewhere

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for elsewhere

Middle English elleswher, from Old English elles hwær

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

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English Language Learners Definition of elsewhere

: in or to another place


else·​where | \ ˈels-ˌhwer How to pronounce elsewhere (audio) , -ˌwer\

Kids Definition of elsewhere

: in or to another place If it's not here it must be elsewhere.

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not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped

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