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 People in California should be outraged and people everywhere else better start standing up and speaking out NOW. Washington Post, 13 Oct. 2021 On the other hand, President Trump says fraud is everywhere and the hard evidence is always one more audit away. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 12 Oct. 2021 The police force goes from taking on a standard caseload to trying to be everywhere at once, Palmer said. Connor Sanders, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 Oct. 2021 In a normal scenario, Venom: Let There Be Carnage could miss out on China and any shot at matching Venom’s $269 million gross and settle for an over/under $550 million global gross everywhere else. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 Almost everywhere else, climate change is driving salmon fisheries to failure. Miranda Weiss, The Atlantic, 6 Oct. 2021 Shared memories and unforgettable family moments are being taken away while fans are allowed virtually everywhere else in Los Angeles County. Eric Sondheimer Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 5 Oct. 2021 In Juneau, as everywhere else, he was known for his many acts of kindness, small and large. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Oct. 2021 In Illinois as everywhere else, the purpose of gerrymandering is to establish an unfair political advantage for one party by manipulating the boundaries of electoral districts. Adam Schuster, National Review, 25 Sep. 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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The first known use of everywhere was in the 13th century

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16 Oct 2021

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“Everywhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everywhere. Accessed 24 Oct. 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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