Synonyms of 'far and wide'
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You use everywhere to emphasize that you are talking about a large number of places, or all possible places.
I looked everywhere but I couldn't find him.
the world over
in each place
in every nook and cranny
far and wide or near
to or in every place
Thesaurus for far and wide from the Collins English Thesaurus
If people come from far and wide , they come from a large number of places, some of them far away . If things spread far and wide , they spread over a very large area or distance.