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

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  1. to or in all parts or places
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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

Word Origin and History for everywhere


Old English æfre gehwær; see every + where.

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Idioms and Phrases with everywhere


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

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