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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Recent Examples on the Web Ticket holders who don't log into their IMS.com accounts before July 6 may have their ticket orders reduced by as much as 50%, and some seats reassigned elsewhere. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, "7 things fans need to know about new 2020 Indy 500 plan," 27 June 2020 The Democratic mayors of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff and elsewhere imposed their own restrictions. Washington Post, "Governors who quickly reopened backpedal as virus surges," 26 June 2020 That's the deadline set by the Treasury Department for companies with access to capital elsewhere to return their low-interest loans without penalty. Stephen Gandel, CBS News, "A company with $600 million in sales got a federal loan meant for small businesses," 26 June 2020 McDonald had been staying with his mother, who was being evicted, but was asked to sleep elsewhere by the property owner as McDonald was younger than the age allowed for residents of the development. Alejandro Serrano, SFChronicle.com, "African American man files civil rights complaint against Sonoma Sheriff’s Office over 2019 arrest," 26 June 2020 The Democratic mayors of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff and elsewhere imposed their own restrictions. Paul J. Weber, Anchorage Daily News, "Governors who tried to quickly reopen economies backpedal as coronavirus surges," 26 June 2020 Research the person’s photo and profile using online searches to see if the image, name or details have been used elsewhere. Emma Dale, Detroit Free Press, "FBI warns West Michigan residents to be cautious of scammers," 26 June 2020 The league and driver have confronted backlash online and elsewhere for its strong initial reaction. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, "'Wore the hell out' Bubba Wallace wants to move on from Talladega, focus on growing NASCAR," 26 June 2020 Cases are popping up elsewhere, including eight at Local Oceans Seafoods restaurant, seven at Clearwater restaurant and five at a McDonald’s. oregonlive, "The 14 Oregon ZIP codes with the most new coronavirus infections," 25 June 2020

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

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

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29 Jun 2020

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“Elsewhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elsewhere. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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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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