American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Not anywhere.
- adv. To no place or result: protested the ruling but got nowhere.
- n. A remote or unknown place: a cabin in the middle of nowhere.
- n. A state of nonexistence: an idea that came out of nowhere.
- idiom. miles from nowhere In a very remote place.
- idiom. nowhere near Not nearly: has nowhere near enough money to buy a house.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not in any situation or state; in no place; not anywhere; by extension, at no time.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Not anywhere; not in any place or state.
- n. an insignificant place
- adv. not anywhere; in or at or to no place
- no + where (Wiktionary)
“They call it "ember attack", but the term nowhere near describes the terrifying reality.”
“May 19th, 2008 3: 42 pm ET caption: "I ain't goin 'nowhere' til I get my money back!”
“So the article and the DPD page both refer to a large number of these open plots, but nowhere is there a map of them.”
“That all has to do with the Patriot Act. Yet, this county clerk in the middle of nowhere is able to thumb her nose at U.S. and South Dakota law and get away with it.”
“-- Fight for Internet Openness and Affordability Like We Mean It - Public policy often seems arcane to people's real-life struggles and nowhere is that more true than in the world of telecommunications policy.”
“What has impressed as much as anything, apart from the speed of the rise from nowhere, is how at ease he has seemed at every one of the levels he so rapidly rose through.”
“A bridge to nowhere is a bad bridge, and they're all over the place.”
“As policymakers prepare to shift to a post-election mindset, nowhere is there a better opportunity to drive down costs, create jobs and ensure the well being of millions of Americans.”
“I have not yet been in the Antarctic, but whatever climate obtains there will not deter me from drawing the conclusion that nowhere is there a climate to compare with that of this region.”
“I searched the NYT lists and she was nowhere to be found, I searched the Barnes and Noble lists, again nowhere to be found.”
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