in, at, or to any place.
to any extent; to some degree:
Does my answer come anywhere near the right one?
any place or direction:
They knew the attack could come from anywhere.
get anywhere, to achieve success:
You’ll never get anywhere with that attitude!
Why, tub-be sure, man, what ‘ud hinder you that you wouldn’t hear them talkin’ same as anywheres else?
Strangers at Lisconnel Barlow Jane
Just set them anywheres down on the shore, and they’ll dig all day and be as happy as clams.
Eyebright Susan Coolidge
Neptoon can put up a better article of fight right around this same spot here than anywheres else I know.
The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers Francis Rolt-Wheeler
I tick, tick, tick all day over this pesky business, but I don’t get anywheres.
Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
Why, Cap’n Wixon, barrin’ that your whiskers are a bit longer and a taste grayer, I’d ‘a’ known you anywheres.
The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
There I was, afoot, an’ no tellin’ how far from anywheres or what direction it laid.
Prairie Flowers James B. Hendryx
Now, Mr. Cobb, we’ve talked a whole lot and it don’t seem to me we got anywheres.
Thankful’s Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
Never fear, we’ll find a shop somewheres, an’ anywheres is better nor this.
Her Benny Silas Kitto Hocking
We’ll stir up the neighbors, an’ ‘f your tea-set’s anywheres above ground, we’ll have it back, or I’ll miss my guess.
Country Neighbors Alice Brown
I don’t say but what she’s a good girl; there ain’t a better in Leatherwood, or anywheres.
The Leatherwood God William Dean Howells
(US) a nonstandard word for anywhere
in, at, or to any place
get anywhere, to be successful: it took three years before he got anywhere
anywhere from, any quantity, time, degree, etc, above a specified limit: he could be anywhere from 40 to 50 years old
late 14c., from any + where. Earlier words in this sense were owhere, oughwhere, aywhere, literally “aught where” (see aught (1)).
in, at, or to any place. to any extent; to some degree: Does my answer come anywhere near the right one? any place or direction: They knew the attack could come from anywhere. get anywhere, to achieve success: You’ll never get anywhere with that attitude! Contemporary Examples Depending on the subject matter, it takes Fox […]
- Any which way
one, a, an, or some; one or more without specification or identification: If you have any witnesses, produce them. Pick out any six you like. whatever or whichever it may be: cheap at any price. in whatever quantity or number, great or small; some: Do you have any butter? every; all: Any schoolboy would know […]
in any way or respect. Historical Examples This spur is one of the few points from which the mass of the Mont Cervin is in anywise approachable. The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3) John Ruskin This did not shew that he cared much for our presence, or was in anywise interested in it. […]
any longer. nowadays; presently. Contemporary Examples The tiny screen, cramped seats and no line in the ladies room was a reminder that we are not in L.A. anymore! The True-ish Story of the Lovable Pot-Smoking Chimp Nicole LaPorte January 20, 2011 Then again,” he adds, “this case has so many twists and turns that nothing […]