- an|y|whereW3S1 [ˈeniweə US -wer] adv also anyplace AmE1.) in or to any place▪ Sit anywhere you like.▪ You can buy clothes like these anywhere.▪ I don't want to live in London, but I'd be happy living anywhere else .2.) used in questions to mean 'somewhere'▪ Do you need anywhere to stay for the night?▪ Did you go anywhere exotic on vacation this year?▪ Have you been anywhere else in Spain?3.) used in negative sentences to mean no place▪ I can't find my passport anywhere.4.) not anywhere neara) not at all near▪ I wasn't anywhere near him when he fell.b) not at all▪ I don't think these figures are anywhere near accurate.5.) anywhere between one and ten/anywhere from one to ten etcused to mean any age, number, amount etc between the ones that you say▪ She could have been anywhere between 45 and 60 years of age.▪ We receive anything from 60 to 300 calls a day.6.) not get anywhere informalto not be successful at all▪ You won't get anywhere without qualifications.7.) not get sb anywhere informalif something does not get you anywhere, it does not change a situation or help you to achieve something▪ You can try writing to complain, but I don't think it will get you anywhere.8.) not be going anywhere informalto not be achieving success in your life▪ He's a nice enough lad, but he's not going anywhere.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.