elsewhere

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adverb else·where \ˈel(t)s-ˌ(h)wer\

Definition of elsewhere

  1. :  in or to another place <took my business elsewhere>

Examples of elsewhere in a sentence

  1. The angry customer said he would take his business elsewhere.

  2. Elsewhere in the same book she gives another date.

  3. The parts are produced elsewhere.

Origin and Etymology of elsewhere

Middle English elleswher, from Old English elles hwær


First Known Use: before 12th century



ELSEWHERE Defined for English Language Learners

elsewhere

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adverb else·where \ˈel(t)s-ˌ(h)wer\

Definition of elsewhere for English Language Learners

  • : in or to another place


ELSEWHERE Defined for Kids

elsewhere

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adverb else·where \ˈels-ˌhwer, -ˌwer\

Definition of elsewhere for Students

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



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