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ev·​ery·​where ˈev-rē-ˌ(h)wer How to pronounce everywhere (audio)
: in or to every place or part
Everywhere we went, people were friendly.
Her new album is anxiously awaited by fans everywhere.


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

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.
Recent Examples on the Web
To expand access to care, health systems will need new methods of managing care delivery, lowering costs of that care, and convincing policymakers to enable doctors to practice everywhere. Forrester, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 Listen on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 29 Nov. 2023 But these pockets of hot water deep underground do not exist everywhere. IEEE Spectrum, 29 Nov. 2023 My inspiration comes from literally everywhere in the strangest ways. Stephanie Sporn, Vogue, 28 Nov. 2023 Grapes grow all over the world, practically everywhere birds fly and spread their seeds. Alex Mayyasi, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Nov. 2023 Here are some of the funniest moments of the year, onstage, onscreen, and everywhere else. Ian Crouch, The New Yorker, 24 Nov. 2023 War was always happening somewhere, in other words, but war was not happening everywhere. Paul Poast, The Atlantic, 17 Nov. 2023 Holiday Carols Professional-grade carolling is everywhere. The New Yorker, 17 Nov. 2023
So is connecting the anywhere to the everywhere. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, 15 July 2021 The ultimate wear-everywhere pant, these tapering pants come in seven different colors with sizes ranging from small to 2X-large. Madeline Diamond, Travel + Leisure, 2 Mar. 2023 It’s not so easy to warm to James, a toxic belch that causes cancer of the everywhere. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 20 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


13th century, in the meaning defined above


1533, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Everywhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everywhere. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


ev·​ery·​where -ˌ(h)we(ə)r How to pronounce everywhere (audio)
: in or to every place

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