ev·​ery·​where | \ˈev-rē-ˌ(h)wer \

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

all over, everyplace, far and wide, high and low, throughout

Antonyms: Adverb


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Examples of everywhere in a Sentence


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

Their papers shed everywhere and peeling just one clove is enough to make my hands stink for the next 24 hours. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Peel a Whole Head of Garlic in No Time," 9 Nov. 2018 Read Amandla's interview for Seventeen in stores everywhere now. Seventeen Editors, Seventeen, "Body Confidence Day is Back and We Want To Hear From You!," 17 Oct. 2018 With beautiful rugs everywhere and chic floor pillows, let this be the inspo for your dream outdoor party. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "Everything You Need to Know About Genevieve Gorder's Dreamy Moroccan Wedding," 24 Sep. 2018 For once, Cardiff were the butt of most jokes from football fans everywhere and surprisingly the jokes weren't all sheep orientated. SI.com, "From Hero to Villain to Hero Again: The Vincent Tan Journey," 8 July 2018 So bags were everywhere and attached to everything, at times in a playful, nonsensical way: strapped to thighs like holsters, affixed onto the shoulders of jackets, dangling from army vests like Beanie Babies. The Editors Of Gq, GQ, "Our Favorite Moments from Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Debut," 21 June 2018 When re digging deep underground, utilities can be everywhere and unlike heavy construction equipment, the hand tunneling technique alleviates the risk of damaging existing infrastructure. Houston Chronicle, "Do You Know What Goes on Underground on Post Oak Boulevard?," 19 June 2018 The companies that were scattering these scooters everywhere, like Bird and Lime, seemed to epitomize tech-bro arrogance. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Bird’s electric scooters are getting more rugged to handle heavy use," 24 Sep. 2018 Because now the narrative has to be that LeBron has won everywhere that he's gone. Des Bieler, chicagotribune.com, "LaVar Ball says his son will make LeBron James 'better' - as long as Lonzo has the ball," 4 July 2018

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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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ev·​ery·​where | \ˈev-rē-ˌhwer, -ˌwer\

Kids Definition of everywhere

: in or to every place I looked everywhere.

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to move with a clumsy heavy tread

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