Meaning of “everywhere” in the English Dictionary

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"everywhere" in British English

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everywhereadverb

uk /ˈev.ri.weər/ us /ˈev.ri.wer/ US informal also everyplace

A2 to, at, or in all places or the whole of a place:

His children go everywhere with him.
Everywhere looks so grey and depressing in winter.
I looked everywhere for my keys.
Reasonable people everywhere will be outraged by this atrocity.
We had to stay in the sleaziest hotel in town because everywhere else (= all other places) was fully booked.

More examples

  • The pipe burst and water was spraying everywhere.
  • I hate flying so I go everywhere by road or rail.
  • We looked for her everywhere, but she was nowhere to be found.
  • His mother spoils him terribly and drives him around everywhere.
  • What I like about Cambridge is that there's so much open space - there are parks and commons everywhere.

(Definition of “everywhere” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"everywhere" in American English

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everywhereadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈev·riˌhwer, -ˌwer/ infml everyplace, /ˈev·riˌpleɪs/

in or to every place or part:

There were stacks of newspapers everywhere in the apartment.
We’ve got relatives in Florida, New Jersey, just about everywhere.

(Definition of “everywhere” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)