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

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 Lines are everywhere in this book, but the bottom line is hard to find. Washington Post, "When ‘red lines’ work, and when they fail," 31 Dec. 2020 The hostility is even greater now that these views have been adopted implicitly and unavowedly almost everywhere in obedience to the reality principle. WSJ, "The Slow Birth of Covid Realism," 29 Dec. 2020 Clogs and loafers have been having a moment since this fall, so prepare to continue to see these perennial classics everywhere in the coming months as well. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "Zara’s Winter Sale Features The Biggest Fashion Trends Of The Season," 28 Dec. 2020 The giant snakes are everywhere in South Florida, devouring mammals in the Everglades and disrupting the natural balance of predator and prey. orlandosentinel.com, "Florida hunter makes Christmas cookies with python eggs," 28 Dec. 2020 Perhaps not in the city, but everywhere in the country, there has been an astonishing surge of interest in gardening. New York Times, "Eleanor Roosevelt Buying Pears and Other Letters to the Editor," 23 Dec. 2020 Carbon dioxide capture and storage pops up everywhere in this legislation. Scott K. Johnson, Ars Technica, "The omnibus bill was packed with energy and environment policy," 23 Dec. 2020 Porter, who is in the final year of his contract, restocked his roster with seven junior college or graduate transfers hailing from Canada to Florida and everywhere in between. oregonlive, "How the Portland Pilots men’s and women’s basketball teams have navigated confusion, frustration ... and hope in 2020," 22 Dec. 2020 Over the next six months, the U.S. hopes to distribute enough doses of the coronavirus vaccine to reach the arm of every American — from the hinterlands of Alaska to the big cities along the coasts and everywhere in between. NBC News, "How to get a Covid vaccine: Everything we know, from cost to effectiveness," 11 Dec. 2020

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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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13 Jan 2021

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“Everywhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everywhere. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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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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