Elsewhere vs Anywhere - What's the difference?

elsewhere | anywhere |


As adverbs the difference between elsewhere and anywhere

is that elsewhere is in or at some other place or places; away while anywhere is in or at any location or an unknown location.

As a noun elsewhere

is a place other than here; somewhere else.

As a pronoun anywhere is

any location or an unknown location.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

elsewhere

English

Adverb

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

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A place other than here; somewhere else.
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  • We are back on the Ligurian coast, from which vertigos push human beings toward all kinds of elsewheres .

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    anywhere

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • In or at any location or an unknown location.
  • I don't know where I left my keys. They could be anywhere .
    I'd rather be anywhere else.
  • To (in the direction of) any location or an unknown location.
  • Anywhere you go in France, there will be bread and wine with dinner .
    I'm staying home today. I'm not going anywhere .
    Are you going anywhere special this weekend?

    Pronoun

    (English Pronouns)
  • Any location or an unknown location.
  • Anywhere is better than here!
    English compound determinatives