Definition of everywhere in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛvrɪwɛː/


1In or to all places: I’ve looked everywhere everywhere she went she was feted
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  • In other words, the technology must fail always and everywhere, which it clearly does not.
  • It is the prayerful longing of people everywhere for universal peace and fraternity.
  • There is a growing consensus, everywhere except Downing Street, that this is the way forward.
1.1Common or widely distributed: sandwich bars are everywhere
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  • There was so much blood and glass everywhere it was hard to tell what you were looking at.
  • Spaghetti may be everywhere but flat leaf parsley is still not widely available in Dumfries.
  • Gas is a common fuel, it is pumped everywhere and all of us live and work in the vicinity of gas pipes.
all over, all around, in all places, in every place, in every spot, in every part, in every nook and cranny, in each place, far and wide, near and far, high and low, here and there, {here, there, and everywhere}, throughout the land, the world over, worldwide;
widely, extensively, exhaustively, thoroughly
British informal all over the shop
North American informal all over the map


[mass noun]
All places or directions: everywhere was in darkness


everywhere else

In all other places: they are the same machines used everywhere else in the world
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  • Whilst there is not a particular bullying problem in Cumbria, he believes it is fairly common, as it is everywhere else in the country.
  • But it turns out that political imperative prevails in New Zealand as it does everywhere else.
  • In fairness, we're not too badly off everywhere else, touch wood.


Middle English: formerly also as two words.

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