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 (ĕv′rē-wâr′, -hwâr′)
In any or every place; in all places. See Usage Note at everyplace.


to or in all parts or places


(ˈɛv riˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər)

in every place or part; in all places.
usage: See anyplace.


Everywhere is an adverb. If you say that something happens or exists everywhere, you mean that it happens or exists in all parts of a place or area.

Tap water is drinkable everywhere in the Algarve.
People everywhere are becoming aware of the problem.

You do not usually use a preposition in front of everywhere. You do not say, for example, 'He has been to everywhere'. You say 'He has been everywhere'.

However, you can use 'from' with everywhere.

They heard from everywhere the lovely clear voices of women singing.
...a strange light that seemed to come from everywhere at once.

In informal American English, everyplace and every place are often used instead of 'everywhere'.

He seems to be everyplace and have an opinion about everything.
Almost every place we go we find some type of weapons.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.everywhere - to or in any or all placeseverywhere - to or in any or all places; "You find fast food stores everywhere"; "people everywhere are becoming aware of the problem"; "he carried a gun everywhere he went"; "looked all over for a suitable gift"; (`everyplace' is used informally for `everywhere')
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech


1. all over, all around, the world over, high and low, in each place, in every nook and cranny, far and wide or near, to or in every place I looked everywhere but I couldn't find him.
2. all around, all over, in each place, in every nook and cranny, ubiquitously, far and wide or near, to or in every place There were clothes scattered around everywhere.
hvarvetna, alls staîar
her yerher yerdeher yere
mọi nơi


[ˈevrɪwɛəʳ] ADV [go] → a todas partes; [be] → en todas partes
I looked everywherebusqué en todas partes
everywhere in Spainen todas partes de España
everywhere you go you'll find the sameen todas partes encontrarás lo mismo


[ˈɛvrihwɛər] advpartout
I looked everywhere, but I couldn't find it → J'ai regardé partout, mais je n'ai pas pu le trouver.
There were policemen everywhere → Il y avait des policiers partout.
There's rubbish everywhere → Il y a des ordures partout.
Everywhere I went, people were suspicious → Partout où j'allais, les gens étaient méfiants.
Everywhere is already shut
BUT Tout est déjà fermé.
Everywhere in Beverley Hills is expensive
BUT Tout Beverley Hills est cher.
everywhere you go → où qu'on aille
everywhere in France → partout en France
Tourists come here from everywhere in the world → Les touristes viennent des quatre coins du monde.


advüberall; (with direction) → überallhin; from everywhereüberallher, von überall; everywhere you look there’s a mistakewo man auch hinsieht, findet man Fehler


[ˈɛvrɪˌwɛəʳ] advdappertutto, in ogni luogo; (wherever) → ovunque
everywhere you go you meet ... → ovunque tu vada trovi...


(ˈevri) adjective
1. each one of or all (of a certain number). Every room is painted white; Not every family has a car.
2. each (of an indefinite number or series). Every hour brought the two countries nearer war; He attends to her every need.
3. the most absolute or complete possible. We have every reason to believe that she will get better.
4. used to show repetition after certain intervals of time or space. I go to the supermarket every four or five days; Every second house in the row was bright pink; `Every other day' means èvery two days' or `on alternate days'.
ˈeverybody, ˈeveryone pronoun
every person. Everyone thinks I'm right.
ˈeveryday adjective
1. happening, done used etc daily. her everyday duties.
2. common or usual. an everyday event.
ˈeverything pronoun
all things. Have you everything you want?
ˈeverywhere adverb
(in or to) every place. The flies are everywhere; Everywhere I go, he follows me.
every bit as
just as. You're every bit as clever as he is.
every now and then / every now and again / every so often
occasionally. We get a letter from him every now and then.
every time
1. always; invariably. We use this method every time.
2. whenever. Every time he comes, we quarrel.

everybody, ~everyone are singular: Everybody is (not are) tired / Everyone should buy his own ticket .
see also their.


في كُلِّ مَكَان všude overalt überall παντού en todas partes kaikkialla partout svuda dappertutto どこでも 어디에나 overal overalt wszędzie em toda a parte, em todo lugar везде överallt ทุกที่ her yer mọi nơi 到处
References in classic literature ?
You ought to make an effort and go visiting everywhere you are asked, then you'll have plenty of friends, and pleasant places to go to.
There was a settling down, and a prevailing air of expectancy everywhere.
Death was everywhere, and in his most terrific and disgusting aspects.
Up and down and sideways they crawl, and those absurd, unblinking eyes are everywhere.
It rustled the silken garments of the ladies, and waved the long curls of the gentlemen's wigs, and shook the window-hangings and the curtains of the bedchambers; causing everywhere a singular stir, which yet was more like a hush.
Could they be other than the insidious whispers of the bad angel, who would fain have persuaded the struggling woman, as yet only half his victim, that the outward guise of purity was but a lie, and that, if truth were everywhere to be shown, a scarlet letter would blaze forth on many a bosom besides Hester Prynne's?
Further on, from the bright red windows of the Sword-Fish Inn, there came such fervent rays, that it seemed to have melted the packed snow and ice from before the house, for everywhere else the congealed frost lay ten inches thick in a hard, asphaltic pavement, --rather weary for me, when I struck my foot against the flinty projections, because from hard, remorseless service the soles of my boots were in a most miserable plight.
So that when I shall hereafter detail to you all the specialities and concentrations of potency everywhere lurking in this expansive monster; when I shall show you some of his more inconsiderable braining feats; I trust you will have renounced all ignorant incredulity, and be ready to abide by this; that though the Sperm Whale stove a passage through the Isthmus of Darien, and mixed the Atlantic with the Pacific, you would not elevate one hair of your eye-brow.
I remember our John Manly's rule, never to allow a pipe in the stable, and thought it ought to be the rule everywhere.
And not only was it the rule here, it was the rule everywhere in America, so far as he knew.
No, there is no law against declining--except the law of custom, which is confessedly stronger than written law, everywhere.
Now and then, as happens at all receptions everywhere, a more than ordinary friendly soul blocked the procession and kept it waiting while he inquired how the brothers liked the village, and how long they were going to stay, and if their family was well, and dragged in the weather, and hoped it would get cooler soon, and all that sort of thing, so as to be able to say, when he got home, "I had quite a long talk with them"; but nobody did or said anything of a regrettable kind, and so the great affair went through to the end in a creditable and satisfactory fashion.