[ ev-ree-hwair, -wair ]
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  1. in every place or part; in all places.

Origin of everywhere

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

usage note For everywhere

See anyplace.

Words Nearby everywhere

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How to use everywhere in a sentence

  • General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
  • Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.

    Pearls of Thought | Maturin M. Ballou
  • In Manila particularly, amidst the pealing of bells and strains of music, unfeigned enthusiasm and joy were everywhere evident.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
  • In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.

  • everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.

    The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux

British Dictionary definitions for everywhere


/ (ˈɛvrɪˌwɛə) /

  1. to or in all parts or places

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with everywhere


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

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