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

With 170 years of archives, Scientific American continues to be the essential guide to the modern world for science enthusiasts everywhere. Scientific American, "Scientific American Digital & Full Archive," 13 June 2018 Attention, husbands: Drew Scott just raised the bar for men everywhere in a big way. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Drew Scott Wrote a Wedding Song for His Bride Linda Phan and Raised the Bar for Men Everywhere," 4 June 2018 Kardashian West has teased out countless Yeezy pieces this year, everywhere from Harajuku to Beverly Hills, but yesterday evening’s ensemble struck a different note. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West’s Summer Date Night Look? Tactical Pants and Heels," 7 July 2018 Numerous groups over the decades have proposed towing icebergs everywhere from India to the Middle East to California, and in 1973 the RAND Corporation even wrote an 83-page study on the idea. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Cape Town Wants to Tow an Iceberg to Solve Its Water Shortage," 6 July 2018 They have been spotted everywhere from India, Brazil, New York and California. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Were Spotted Wearing Matching Rings," 6 July 2018 Harry Styles is showing off his style around the world, wearing colorful custom Calvin Klein suits everywhere from Atlanta to Stockholm to Sydney. Lindsay Weinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Harry Styles Wears Custom Calvin Klein 205W39NYC For World Tour," 26 June 2018 Shopify’s software helps brands, both large and small, sell everywhere from on their own sites to Instagram to Amazon. Jason Del Rey, Recode, "Code Commerce is coming back to New York City with Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke," 25 June 2018 And Pixar is everywhere, from the midway games to the bold paint schemes. Scott Craven, azcentral, "Coming soon at Disneyland: Pixar Pier opens June 23," 20 June 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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ev·ery·where | \ˈev-rē-ˌhwer, -ˌwer\

Kids Definition of everywhere

: in or to every place I looked everywhere.

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evasion of direct action or statement

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