- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /juːˈbɪkwətəs/
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- (General American) IPA(key): /juˈbɪkwɪtəs/
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- Rhymes: -ɪkwɪtəs
- Hyphenation: ubi‧quit‧ous
ubiquitous (not comparable)
- Being everywhere at once: omnipresent.
- Synonym: omnipresent
- To Christians, Hindus, Jews, and Muslims, God is ubiquitous.
- Appearing to be everywhere at once; being or seeming to be in more than one location at the same time.
- Synonym: ever-present
- 1851 November 14, Herman Melville, “’’Moby Dick’’, Chapter 41”, in Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, 1st American edition, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers; London: Richard Bentley, →OCLC:
- One of the wild suggestions referred to, as at last coming to be linked with the White Whale in the minds of the superstitiously inclined, was the unearthly conceit that Moby Dick was ubiquitous; that he had actually been encountered in opposite latitudes at one and the same instant of time.
- Widespread; very prevalent.
- 1927–1929 – Mahatma Gandhi, An Autobiography or The Story of my Experiments with Truth, Part V (XII) The Stain of Indigo, translated 1940 by Mahadev Desai
- I returned to the Ashram. The ubiquitous Chetaskumar was there too.
- see also Thesaurus:widespread
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seeming to appear everywhere at the same time
widespread — see widespread