wherever Definition

  • 1used for saying that something is true in any situation or place
  • 2in, at, or to any place

Using wherever: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "wherever" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Wherever you go, there you are.

  • Example

    I'll follow you wherever you go.

  • Example

    Wherever possible, we try to use organic produce.

  • Example

    You can sit wherever you like.

wherever Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for wherever

Phrases with wherever

  • to be open to any possibility or outcome


    I don't have a plan for tonight. I'm just going to go wherever the wind blows.

  • wherever you lay your hat (that's your home)

    you can make yourself at home anywhere you go


    I've moved around a lot, but wherever I lay my hat, that's my home.

  • wherever one looks



    There are flowers wherever one looks in this garden.


Summary: wherever in Brief

The adverb and conjunction 'wherever' [wɛːrˈɛvə] indicate that something is true in any situation or place, or that something happens in, at, or to any place. It is often used to express willingness to go anywhere or do anything, as in 'I'll follow you wherever you go.' Phrases like 'wherever the wind blows' and 'wherever you lay your hat (that's your home)' suggest adaptability and flexibility, while 'wherever one looks' simply means 'everywhere.'

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