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

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

As this adorable video from Doug’s big night shows, pug fans are everywhere. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, "Doug the Pug Dazzled the CMT Awards with Denim, Glitz and Good Cuddles," 7 June 2019 Obstacles to love, especially for lesbian women, are everywhere. Adrienne Green, The Atlantic, "The Costs of Going After Love," 7 June 2019 The first Friday in June is recognized as National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and activists everywhere are calling for people to wear orange to honor victims and survivors of gun violence. Mekita Rivas, refinery29.com, "Why People Wear Orange On Gun Violence Awareness Day," 7 June 2019 Well, bring on the hush puppies, because the catfish are biting everywhere. D'arcy Egan, cleveland.com, "Lake Erie walleye fishing on fire off Lorain: NE Ohio Fishing Report for June 7," 7 June 2019 The feature doesn’t appear to be available everywhere just yet. Jon Porter, The Verge, "Google Maps can now tell you your speed in real time," 6 June 2019 Wedding season is upon us, which means that brides-to-be everywhere are gearing up to walk down the aisle and say their I-dos. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "Best Bridesmaid Dresses To Shop This Wedding Season," 6 June 2019 The rainy weather this past month has left standing water everywhere in Naperville, creating the perfect conditions for reproducing mosquitoes. Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, "Get ready mosquito overload thanks to endless spring rain, but there are way to bite back before being bitten, experts say," 6 June 2019 On another note, 60s-inspired liner seemed to be everywhere. Akili King, Vogue, "The Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Gabrielle Union, Pharrell, and More," 2 June 2019

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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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10 Jun 2019

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

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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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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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