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.

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 As the clashes died down and the smell of burning in the city slowly drifted away, the signs of the unrest were still everywhere. Washington Post, 10 Jan. 2022 The unknowns about entering China – a communist country – are everywhere. Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 Jan. 2022 So currently, the focus of the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services has been testing, because tests are really what is in short supply everywhere. Shannon Rae Green, USA TODAY, 9 Jan. 2022 These alternatives mean that nuclear power won’t be the answer everywhere. Gernot Wagner, WSJ, 7 Jan. 2022 But autonomy won’t be available everywhere simultaneously. Will Knight, Wired, 6 Jan. 2022 District 6 board member John Wasik agreed with Hunter’s point about tracking being everywhere, but said that the county has to be careful with what happens to the data. James T. Norman, chicagotribune.com, 6 Jan. 2022 The ghosts of these two Frankish queens are everywhere. Shelley Puhak, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Jan. 2022 Now Californians are out there, everywhere, nestled among the fuel. Elizabeth Weil, ProPublica, 3 Jan. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun It’s not so easy to warm to James, a toxic belch that causes cancer of the everywhere. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 20 Oct. 2021

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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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“Everywhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everywhere. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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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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