anywhere

[en-ee-hwair, -wair]
adverb
1.
in, at, or to any place.
2.
to any extent; to some degree: Does my answer come anywhere near the right one?
noun
3.
any place or direction: They knew the attack could come from anywhere.
Idioms
4.
get anywhere, to achieve success: You'll never get anywhere with that attitude!

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English anywher(e), aniquar. See any, where


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anywhere (ˈɛnɪˌwɛə)
 
adv
1.  in, at, or to any place
2.  get anywhere to be successful: it took three years before he got anywhere
3.  anywhere from any quantity, time, degree, etc, above a specified limit: he could be anywhere from 40 to 50 years old

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anywhere
c.1300, from any + where. Earlier words in this sense were owhere, oughwhere, aywhere, lit. "aught where" (see aught (1)).
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Example sentences
To create your own instant workspace anywhere, put a flat birch hollow-core
  door atop two adjustable sawhorses.
Thus far, no path had led anywhere, unless perhaps to an exceedingly modest
  living.
Yet there was no sign of lethargy or sluggishness anywhere about it.
Visitors can experience this heritage anywhere they happen to venture, whether
  shore or mountain, small village or city.
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