ev·​ery·​where | \ ˈev-rē-ˌ(h)wer How to pronounce everywhere (audio) \

Definition of everywhere

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in or to every place or part Everywhere we went, people were friendly. Her new album is anxiously awaited by fans everywhere.



Definition of everywhere (Entry 2 of 2)

: every place : all places The fair draws people from everywhere.

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Synonyms & Antonyms for everywhere

Synonyms: Adverb

Antonyms: Adverb

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Examples of everywhere in a Sentence

Adverb Everywhere we went, people were friendly. His new book is anxiously awaited by fans everywhere. I seem to hear his music everywhere these days! We went everywhere we could.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb That necklace is now owned by the Cartier Collection, but Félix’s influence, in jewelry and exotic pets, is alive everywhere. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Aerin Lauder on the Jewels That Made History," 14 Jan. 2020 Not only is the throwback hairstyle on track to be everywhere in 2020, but Gomez also leaned into the retro flair even further by pairing it with a bright-pink minidress, silver platform heels, and mod black cat-eye liner. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Selena Gomez Just Wore The Cutest ’60s-Inspired Hairstyle," 14 Jan. 2020 Selena Gomez is everywhere right now while promoting her new album Rare, and she's been busy doing the media circuit and sharing fun tidbits about the album and the recording process. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Has an Unreleased Rare Song With the Same Title as a Justin Bieber Hit," 14 Jan. 2020 But nothing brings back a lost daughter—and reminders of the tragedy are everywhere. The Economist, "Crunch time Globally, roads are deadlier than HIV or murder," 13 Jan. 2020 From Instant Pots to motorcycle helmets to electric toothbrushes, Alexa seemed to be everywhere. Amrita Khalid, Quartz, "Alexa was everywhere at CES," 10 Jan. 2020 Billboards and posters with Soleimani’s face were everywhere. Time, "'The City Had Transformed.' Scenes From Tehran's Mass Mourning of Qasem Soleimani," 10 Jan. 2020 Doors that should be open to them everywhere have closed. Lydia Wilson, The New York Review of Books, "Among Syria’s Exiles in Jordan," 8 Jan. 2020 Alternative flours are everywhere now, many of them popular with people on keto, Whole30, paleo and other diets that encourage avoiding grains, excessive carbohydrates or other considerations. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "5 alternative flours and the recipes you need to use them," 8 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of everywhere


13th century, in the meaning defined above


1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of everywhere was in the 13th century

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21 Jan 2020

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“Everywhere.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everywhere. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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How to pronounce everywhere (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of everywhere

: in or to every place


ev·​ery·​where | \ ˈev-rē-ˌhwer How to pronounce everywhere (audio) , -ˌwer \

Kids Definition of everywhere

: in or to every place I looked everywhere.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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