Nowhere
Nowhere No"where`, adv. [AS. n[=a]hw[=ae]r. See {No}, and {Where}.] Not anywhere; not in any place or state; as, the book is nowhere to be found. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nowhere — may refer to: Contents 1 Music 2 Other art and entertainment 3 Places …   Wikipedia

  • nowhere — ► ADVERB ▪ not in or to any place. ► PRONOUN 1) no place. 2) a place that is remote or uninteresting. ● from (or out of) nowhere Cf. ↑out of nowhere ● get (or go) …   English terms dictionary

  • nowhere — (adv.) O.E. nahwær nowhere, not at all; see NO (Cf. no) + WHERE (Cf. where). Similar constructions were attempted with nowhat (1520s) and nowhen (1764), but they failed to take hold and remain nonce words …   Etymology dictionary

  • nowhere — [nō′hwer΄, nō′wer΄] adv. [ME nowher < OE nahwær] not in, at, or to any place, not anywhere: also [Informal or Dial.] Informal Dial. nowheres n. 1. a place that is nonexistent, unknown, remote, etc. 2. a place or state of obscurity nowhere near …   English World dictionary

  • nowhere — [[t]no͟ʊ(h)weə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV INDEF NEG: ADV with be, ADV after v, oft ADV cl/group (emphasis) You use nowhere to emphasize that a place has more of a particular quality than any other places, or that it is the only place where something… …   English dictionary

  • nowhere — no|where S2 [ˈnəuweə US ˈnouwer] adv 1.) not in any place or to any place nowhere to go/live/sit etc ▪ I have no job and nowhere to live. ▪ Nowhere is drug abuse more of a problem than in the US. 2.) get/go nowhere to have no success or make no… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nowhere — adverb 1 also no place AmE informal not in any place or to any place: I have no job and nowhere to live. | nowhere else (=no other place): You ve got to help me. I ve nowhere else to go. 2 get nowhere to have no success or make no progress: It s… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nowhere — no|where [ nou,wer, nou,hwer ] adverb ** 1. ) not in any place or not to any place: Nowhere on earth is free from ecological damage. There is nowhere else for me to stay. Nowhere does it say that we cannot have guests in our rooms. Many people… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nowhere */*/ — UK [ˈnəʊweə(r)] / US [ˈnoʊˌwer] / US [ˈnoʊˌhwer] adverb 1) not in any place, or not to any place Nowhere on earth is free from ecological damage. There is nowhere else for me to stay. Nowhere does it say that we cannot have guests in our rooms.… …   English dictionary

  • nowhere*/ — [ˈnəʊweə] adv 1) not in any place, or not to any place Nowhere does it say that we cannot have guests in our rooms.[/ex] There is nowhere else for me to stay.[/ex] 2) in or to no particular place The old railway tracks lead nowhere.[/ex] • get/go …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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