Meaning of EVERYWHERE in English


ev ‧ ery ‧ where S2 W3 /ˈevriweə $ -wer/ BrE AmE ( also everyplace American English spoken ) adverb

1 . in or to every place:

I’ve looked everywhere but I can’t find the map.

He’s travelled everywhere in Europe.

The south should remain dry, but everywhere else will have heavy rain.

2 . be everywhere to be very common:

You must have seen the posters, they’re everywhere.

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▪ everywhere adverb in or to every country or area of the world, or in or to every part of a place:

Poverty affects children everywhere.


I've been looking everywhere for my keys.

▪ everyplace adverb American English spoken everywhere:

There you are. I've been looking for you everyplace.

▪ all over preposition, adverb everywhere on a surface or in a place:

Jack's clothes were all over the floor.


Teams from all over the world will be taking part.


Fry the potatoes until they are brown all over.

▪ worldwide adverb, adjective everywhere in the world:

The Olympic Games are watched by people worldwide.


The show has a worldwide audience of 50 million viewers.

▪ nationwide adverb, adjective in all parts of a particular country:

a nationwide study of adolescents


The company has over 200 stores nationwide.

▪ throughout adverb , preposition in every part of an area or place:

The house is carpeted throughout.


He travelled throughout Scotland.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.