an|y|whereW3S1 [ˈeniweə US -wer] adv also anyplace AmE1.) in or to any place▪ Sit anywhere you like.▪ You can buy clothes like these anywhere.▪ I don't want to live in London, but I'd be happy living anywhere else .2.) used in questions to mean 'somewhere'▪ Do you need anywhere to stay for the night?▪ Did you go anywhere exotic on vacation this year?▪ Have you been anywhere else in Spain?3.) used in negative sentences to mean no place▪ I can't find my passport anywhere.4.) not anywhere neara) not at all near▪ I wasn't anywhere near him when he fell.b) not at all▪ I don't think these figures are anywhere near accurate.5.) anywhere between one and ten/anywhere from one to ten etcused to mean any age, number, amount etc between the ones that you say▪ She could have been anywhere between 45 and 60 years of age.▪ We receive anything from 60 to 300 calls a day.6.) not get anywhere informalto not be successful at all▪ You won't get anywhere without qualifications.7.) not get sb anywhere informalif something does not get you anywhere, it does not change a situation or help you to achieve something▪ You can try writing to complain, but I don't think it will get you anywhere.8.) not be going anywhere informalto not be achieving success in your life▪ He's a nice enough lad, but he's not going anywhere.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.
Look at other dictionaries:
anywhere — [ən′ēhwerz΄, ən′ēwerz΄ən′ēhwer΄, ən′ēwer΄] adv. 1. in, at, or to any place 2. Informal at all; to any extent: Also [Informal or Dial.] Informal Dial. anywheres [ən′ēhwerz΄, ən′ēwerz΄] ☆ anywhere from Informal any amount, rate, time, etc. between… … English World dictionary
Anywhere — A ny*where, adv. In any place. Udall. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
anywhere — (adv.) late 14c., from ANY (Cf. any) + WHERE (Cf. where). Earlier words in this sense were owhere, oughwhere, aywhere, lit. aught where (see AUGHT (Cf. aught) (1)) … Etymology dictionary
anywhere — [n] unspecified area all over, anyplace, everywhere, in any place, in whatever place, wherever; concept 198 … New thesaurus
anywhere — ► ADVERB ▪ in or to any place. ► PRONOUN ▪ any place … English terms dictionary
anywhere — [[t]e̱ni(h)weə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV INDEF: ADV after v, be ADV, oft ADV cl/group You use anywhere in statements with negative meaning to indicate that a place does not exist. I haven t got anywhere to live... There had never been such a beautiful… … English dictionary
anywhere — adverb also anyplace Ame 1 in or to any place: Sit anywhere, there are plenty of seats. | Tropical fruit used to be hard to find in Britain but now you can buy it anywhere. (+ in): Apparently that restaurant does the best curry anywhere in London … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Anywhere.fm — Infobox Website name = Anywhere.FM favicon = caption = Snapshot of the main page. url = [http://www.anywhere.fm www.anywhere.fm] commercial = Yes type = Free Online Radio registration = owner = Anywhere.FM, Inc. language = English author = MIT… … Wikipedia
anywhere — an|y|where [ eni,wer ] function word *** Anywhere can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I m not going anywhere today. as a pronoun: a tiny island a long way from anywhere. 1. ) usually in negatives or questions used instead of… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
anywhere */*/*/ — UK [ˈenɪˌweə(r)] / US [ˈenɪˌwer] adverb, pronoun Summary: Anywhere can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: I m not going anywhere today. as a pronoun: a tiny island a long way from anywhere. 1) [usually in negatives or questions] used… … English dictionary