(in relation to time travel) in or to any point in time
Rarely as n.
OED records the sense ‘at any time; ever; = anytime’, labelled ‘nonstandard (chiefly English regional and humorous)’ from 1834.
The younger man glanced about him. ‘Where are the others?’ ‘Where? Anywhere,’ replied Frost with a shrug, ‘and anywhen. ’
In the Change War we're trying to alter the past—and it’s tricky, brutal work, believe me—at points all over the cosmos, anywhere and anywhen, so that history will be warped to make our side defeat the Spiders.
Anything. Anywhere. Anywhen. You're free to move along the time-line as you please. In a state of controlled, directed fugue, so to speak.
I punched out a code on the keypad, somewhen, anywhen other than that one instant.
I wasn’t a member of the ChronoGuard. I never wanted to be. By all accounts it’s not a huge barrel of laughs, although the pay is good and the service boasts a retirement plan second to none: a one-way ticket to anywhere and anywhen you want.
Stupid, aggressive, and dumb as a box of rocks, like sports fans anywhere and anywhen.
Robert A. Heinlein, Elsewhen
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