from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent: "plodded through the shadows fruitlessly like an ubiquitous spook” ( Joseph Heller).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Being everywhere at once: omnipresent.
  • adj. Seeming to appear everywhere at the same time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Existing or being everywhere, or in all places, at the same time; omnipresent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being or existing everywhere; actually or apparently omnipresent: often used in an exaggerated or humorous sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being present everywhere at once


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From Latin ubique ("everywhere"), from ubi ("where").



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