everywhere

[ ev-ree-hwair, -wair ]
/ ˈɛv riˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər /

adverb

in every place or part; in all places.

Nearby words

  1. everyplace,
  2. everything,
  3. everything but the kitchen sink,
  4. everyway,
  5. everywhen,
  6. everywhere-dense,
  7. everywheres,
  8. everywoman,
  9. evesham,
  10. evetta

Origin of everywhere

1175–1225; Middle English everihwer, representing 2 formations: every every + hwer where, and ever ever + ihwer anywhere, everywhere (Old English gehwǣr; see y-, where)

Usage note


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British Dictionary definitions for everywhere

everywhere

/ (ˈɛvrɪˌwɛə) /

adverb

to or in all parts or places
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Word Origin and History for everywhere

everywhere

adv.

Old English æfre gehwær; see every + where.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with everywhere

everywhere

see all over (everywhere); here, there, and everywhere.

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