[ yoo-bik-wi-tuhs ]
/ yuˈbɪk wɪ təs /
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existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent: ubiquitous fog; ubiquitous little ants.
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Also u·biq·ui·tar·y [yoo-bik-wi-ter-ee]. /yuˈbɪk wɪˌtɛr i/.
Origin of ubiquitous
First recorded in 1830–40; ubiquit(y) + -ous
synonym study for ubiquitous
OTHER WORDS FROM ubiquitous
u·biq·ui·tous·ly, adverbu·biq·ui·tous·ness, nounnon·u·biq·ui·tar·y, adjectivenon·u·biq·ui·tous, adjective
non·u·biq·ui·tous·ly, adverbnon·u·biq·ui·tous·ness, nounun·u·biq·ui·tous, adjectiveun·u·biq·ui·tous·ly, adverbun·u·biq·ui·tous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ubiquitous
/ (juːˈbɪkwɪtəs) /
having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent
Derived forms of ubiquitousubiquitously, adverbubiquity or ubiquitousness, noun
Word Origin for ubiquitous
C14: from Latin ubīque everywhere, from ubī where
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