nowhere


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no·where

 (nō′wâr′, -hwâr′)
adv.
1. Not anywhere.
2. To no place or result: protested the ruling but got nowhere.
n.
1. A remote or unknown place: a cabin in the middle of nowhere.
2. A state of nonexistence: an idea that came out of nowhere.
Idioms:
miles from nowhere
In a very remote place.
nowhere near
Not nearly: has nowhere near enough money to buy a house.

nowhere

(ˈnəʊˌwɛə)
adv
1. in, at, or to no place; not anywhere
2. get nowhere get nowhere fast informal to fail completely to make any progress
3. nowhere near far from; not nearly
n
4. a nonexistent or insignificant place
5. middle of nowhere a completely isolated, featureless, or insignificant place

no•where

(ˈnoʊˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər)

adv.
1. in or at no place; not anywhere.
2. to no place: We went nowhere last weekend.
n.
3. the state of nonexistence or seeming nonexistence: Thieves appeared from nowhere.
4. anonymity or obscurity.
5. an unknown, remote, or nonexistent place or region.
Idioms:
1. miles from nowhere, in a remote or inaccessible area.
2. nowhere near, not nearly: nowhere near enough food.
[before 1000; Middle English (adv.); Old English nāhwǣr, nōhwǣr]
usage: See anyplace.

nowhere

You use nowhere to say that there is no place where something happens or can happen.

There's nowhere for either of us to go.
There was nowhere to hide.

Nowhere is sometimes put first for emphasis, followed by be or an auxiliary verb and the subject of the clause.

Nowhere is language a more serious issue than in Hawaii.
Nowhere have I seen this written down.

Be Careful!
You don't usually use another negative word with 'nowhere'. Don't say, for example, 'I couldn't find her nowhere'. You say 'I couldn't find her anywhere'.

I changed my mind and decided not to go anywhere.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nowhere - an insignificant placenowhere - an insignificant place; "he came out of nowhere"
obscurity - an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he worked in obscurity for many years"
Adv.1.nowhere - not anywhere; in or at or to no place; "I am going nowhere"
Translations
لَيسَ في أي مَكانلَيْسَ فِي أَيّ مَكَانٍ
nikde
ingen stederintetsteds
nenie
ei missään
nigdje
sehova
hvergi
どこにも・・・ない
아무데도 ... 없다(않다)
niekur
nekur
nikjer
ingenstans
ไม่มีที่ไหน
hiçbir yerhiçbir yerde
không nơi nào

nowhere

[ˈnəʊwɛəʳ] ADV
1. (lit) [be] → en ninguna parte; [go] → a ninguna parte
you're going nowhereno vas a ninguna parte
they have nowhere to gono tienen dónde ir
there was nowhere to hideno había dónde esconderse
there is nowhere more romantic than Parisno hay lugar más romántico que París
it's nowhere you knowno es ningún sitio que conoces
it's nowhere you'll ever find itestá en un sitio donde no lo encontrarás nunca
nowhere elseen/a ninguna otra parte
she had nowhere else to gono tenía otro lugar a donde ir
from nowherede la nada
nowhere in Europeen ninguna parte de Europa
he was nowhere to be seen, he was nowhere in sightno se le veía por ninguna parte
2. (fig) without me he would be nowheresin mí no habría llegado a ninguna parte
he came from nowhere to take the lead in the racepasó de ir muy a la zaga a tomar la delantera en la carrera
the party came from nowhere to win the electionel partido surgió de la nada y ganó las elecciones
we're getting nowhereno estamos consiguiendo nada
I'm getting nowhere with this analysisno estoy logrando nada con este análisis
he got nowhere with herno consiguió nada con ella
this is getting us nowhereesto no nos lleva
flattery will get you nowherecon halagos no vas a conseguir nada
a fiver goes nowhere these dayscinco libras no se hace nada hoy en día
it's nowhere near as bigno es tan grande ni con mucho
it's nowhere near as goodno es tan bueno ni con mucho, dista mucho de ser tan bueno
£10 is nowhere near enough10 libras no bastan, ni mucho menos

nowhere

[ˈnəʊhwɛər] advnulle part
nowhere else → nulle part ailleurs
This kind of forest exists nowhere else in the world → Cette sorte de forêt n'existe nulle part ailleurs.
I have nowhere else to go
BUT Je n'ai pas d'autre endroit où aller.
there's nowhere to do sth → il n'y a aucun endroitfaire qch
There's nowhere to go in the evenings → Il n'y a aucun endroitaller le soir.
there's nowhere quite like ...
There's nowhere quite like Barcelona → Il n'y a aucun endroit qui vaille Barcelone.
to come out of nowhere, to come from nowhere → apparaître comme par enchantement
to get sb nowhere → ne mener qn à rien
This is getting us nowhere → Ça ne nous mène à rien.
to get nowhere → piétiner
We're getting nowhere → Nous piétinons.
in the middle of nowhere (in the middle of the countryside)en pleine campagne
At dusk we pitched camp in the middle of nowhere → A la tombée de la nuit, nous avons monté nos tentes en pleine campagne.
a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere
BUT une ferme perdue.
nowhere near ...
It's nowhere near enough → C'est loin d'être suffisant.
It was nowhere near as hard as I expected → C'était bien moins difficile que ce à quoi je m'attendais., C'était loin d'être aussi difficile que ce à quoi je m'attendais.
He's nowhere near recovered yet from his experiences → Il est loin de s'être remis de ses aventures.

nowhere

advnirgendwo, nirgends; (with verbs of motion) → nirgendwohin; nowhere specialirgendwo; (with motion) → irgendwohin; nowhere is or there is nowhere more romantic than Parisnirgends ist es romantischer als in Paris; there’s nowhere I’d rather benirgends wäre ich lieber; it’s nowhere you knowdu kennst den Ort nicht; it’s nowhere you’ll ever find ites ist an einem Platz, wo du es bestimmt nicht findest; they have nowhere (else) to gosie können (sonst) nirgends unterkommen; (fig: = have no escape) → es gibt für sie (sonst) keinen Ausweg; there was nowhere to hideman konnte sich nirgends verstecken; there was nowhere to hide from the windes gab keinen Schutz vor dem Wind; to have nowhere to livekein Zuhause or keine Bleibe haben; to appear from or out of nowhereganz plötzlich or aus heiterem Himmel auftauchen; to come nowhere (Sport) → unter „ferner liefenkommen or enden; to come from nowhere and win (Sport) → überraschend siegen; we’re getting nowhere (fast)wir machen keine Fortschritte, wir kommen nicht weiter; rudeness will get you nowhereGrobheit bringt dir gar nichts ein, mit Grobheit bringst du es auch nicht weiter; a pound goes nowhere these daysmit einem Pfund kommt man heute nicht mehr weit ? near 1 d

nowhere

[ˈnəʊˌwɛəʳ] advin nessun posto or luogo, da nessuna parte
I went nowhere → non sono andato in nessun posto or da nessuna parte
nowhere in Italy → in nessuna parte d'Italia, da nessuna parte in Italia
nowhere else → in nessun altro posto
it/he is nowhere to be found → non si riesce a trovarlo da nessuna parte
we're getting nowhere → non stiamo concludendo nulla
that will get you nowhere → ciò non le servirà a nulla
he appeared from nowhere → è saltato fuori da chissà dove
Paul is nowhere near as tall as John → Paul non è neanche lontanamente alto come John
it's nowhere near as good → non vale neanche la metà
nowhere near enough → ben lontano dall'essere sufficiente

nowhere

(ˈnəuweə) adverb
in or to no place; not anywhere. It was nowhere to be found; `Where have you been?' `Nowhere in particular.'
nowhere near
not nearly. We've nowhere near enough money to buy a car.

nowhere

لَيْسَ فِي أَيّ مَكَانٍ nikde ingen steder nirgendwo πουθενά ningún otro sitio ei missään nulle part nigdje da nessuna parte どこにも・・・ない 아무데도 ... 없다(않다) nergens ingen steder nigdzie em nenhum lugar нигде ingenstans ไม่มีที่ไหน hiçbir yerde không nơi nào 到处都无

nowhere

adv. en ninguna parte;
___ elseen ninguna otra parte.
References in classic literature ?
I'm nowhere beside you, for Belle has heaps of taste, and you're quite French, I assure you.
Sometimes at night she was quite beside herself with the thought, but when she tried to talk of the matter to the members of the theatrical companies that came to Winesburg and stopped at her father's hotel, she got nowhere.
He hadn't been seen nowhere except in a little town they call Conway.
The river glanced by with its ordinary velocity, but the canoe was nowhere to be seen on its dark waters.
Behind and above where she stood the towering woods seemed to be waiting with opened ranks to absorb her with the little cabin she had quitted, dwarfed into insignificance in the vast prospect; but nowhere was there another sign or indication of human life and habitation.
There was wild and ghastly scenery all around her, and a home and comfort nowhere.
Yet, in spite of this, nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses; parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford.
It nowhere appears that he ever actually harpooned his fish, unless, indeed, from the inside.
If a horse shies, or starts, or stumbles, they are nowhere, and cannot help the horse or themselves till the mischief is done.
The most uncanny thing about this neighborhood was the number of the children; you thought there must be a school just out, and it was only after long acquaintance that you were able to realize that there was no school, but that these were the children of the neighborhood--that there were so many children to the block in Packingtown that nowhere on its streets could a horse and buggy move faster than a walk!
Nowhere is conscience so dominant and all-absorbing as with New England women.
When I was let out the next morning, I proceeded to finish my errand, and, having put on my mended show, joined a huckleberry party, who were impatient to put themselves under my conduct; and in half an hour--for the horse was soon tackled--was in the midst of a huckleberry field, on one of our highest hills, two miles off, and then the State was nowhere to be seen.