Elsewhere vs Nowhere - What's the difference?

elsewhere | nowhere |


As adverbs the difference between elsewhere and nowhere

is that elsewhere is in or at some other place or places; away while nowhere is in no place.

As nouns the difference between elsewhere and nowhere

is that elsewhere is a place other than here; somewhere else while nowhere is no particular place, noplace.

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 .

    References

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    nowhere

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • In no place.
  • Nowhere did the rules say anything about popcorn.
  • To no place.
  • We sat in traffic, going nowhere .

    Antonyms

    * everywhere

    Derived terms

    * nowhere dense * nowhere dense set

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • No particular place, noplace.
  • They went on a cruise to nowhere .
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  • Derived terms

    * all dressed up and nowhere to go * middle of nowhere * Nowheresville