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Dictionary Definition

elsewhere adv : in or to another place; "he went elsewhere"; "look elsewhere for the answer"

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From elles + hwær; corresponding with else + where.


  • (RP): /ˌɛlsˈʍɛːə/, /%Els"W3:/
  • (US): /ˈɛlsˌʍɛːɹ/


  1. In or at some other place; away.
    These particular trees are not to be found elsewhere.
  2. To some other place.
    If you won’t serve us, we’ll go elsewhere.

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in or at some other place
to some other place


Extensive Definition

Elsewhere may refer to:

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abroad, absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, away, bemused, castle-building, daydreaming, daydreamy, dreaming, dreamy, drowsing, ecstatic, elsewhither, engrossed, faraway, half-awake, in a reverie, in the clouds, lost, lost in thought, meditative, mooning, moonraking, museful, musing, napping, nodding, not here, oblivious, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, rapt, somewhere else, stargazing, taken up, transported, unconscious, woolgathering, wrapped in thought
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