also anyplace Ame
1 in or to any place: Sit anywhere, there are plenty of seats. | Tropical fruit used to be hard to find in Britain but now you can buy it anywhere.(+ in): Apparently that restaurant does the best curry anywhere in London. | anywhere else (=in or to a different place): Anywhere else you'd have to pay airport tax but not when you visit this Pacific island.2 used in questions, negatives, and statements expressing possibility to mean `somewhere' or `nowhere': I can't find it anywhere. Are you sure you left it here? | Do they need anywhere to stay for the night? | Would you like a ride anywhere? | anywhere interesting/cheap etc Did you go anywhere exotic on vacation this year? | anywhere else: The photos are great - have you been anywhere else in Mexico?3 not anywhere neara) used to emphasize that someone or something is not near to another person or thing: What do you mean it was my fault? My car wasn't anywhere near yours.b) used to emphasize that someone or something is not in a particular condition or state: The money doesn't come anywhere near compensating for what those people suffered.4 anywhere between one and ten/anywhere from one to ten etc used to mean any age, number, amount etc between one and ten when it is difficult to know exactly which age, number etc: She was one of those women who could be anywhere between forty five and sixty years of age.5 it won't get you anywhere used to tell someone that they will not be able to change a situation: You can try writing to complain, but I don't think it will get you anywhere.6 not getting/going anywhere not successful or not having plans for the future: Terry's a nice enough lad but he's not going anywhere.-see place 1
Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.