Ubiquitous is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand ubiquitous (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use ubiquitous in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of ubiquitous, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of ubiquitous, followed by 43 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - being present everywhere at once
EXAMPLES - Ubiquitous in a Sentence
- And they told everyone that it was 'ubiquitous' .. as in, 'suck it.' (source)
- Any business use is incidental to the notion of ubiquitous, free access. (source)
- The need to cover one's nether regions, while not ubiquitous, is nearly so. (source)
- With this growth, the idea of ubiquitous computing will soon become a reality. (source)
- Well, if by "almost non-existent" you mean "ubiquitous" then you would be right. (source)
- Clearly, the nation is not there at a point where 4G cellular could be called ubiquitous. (source)
- The ever-astute Phil Agre offers several good links for those interested in ubiquitous computing. (source)
- There is a Hebrew phrase, tzar gidul banim, that refers to the ubiquitous pain of raising children. (source)
- And yet with computers and net connectivity becoming slowly ubiquitous, that is where we are headed. (source)
- ThirdeyeT are starting to put the idea of ubiquitous coding to practical effect in their new publishing cms. (source)
- His own goal was to see us reach the same state in respect of computing - hence the term ubiquitous computing. (source)
- The military and police have often been oppressive and brutal in states rife with long term ubiquitous rebellions. (source)
- How could he not be a lock, with master campaigner Harvey Weinstein making the Scorsese name ubiquitous in L.A. and New York? (source)
- The word "ubiquitous" may have been defined in response to the Baby on Board phenomenon; those freaking things were everywhere. (source)
- In the border regions, mobile phones are ubiquitous, meaning that some defectors can keep in touch with their families back home. (source)
- Bauhaus architect and designer, Mies van der Rohe coined the ubiquitous 'less is more' that is so often referenced in design today. (source)
- The word ubiquitous was used in an article willi and I read shortly after the school year started in reference to student dress codes. (source)
- JetBlue expects to add more U.S. airline customers for the service as broadband connection becomes "ubiquitous" on U.S. airlines, Mr. Barger said. (source)
- It is likely the most well-known and popular this category of services, which are also referred to as ubiquitous human computing in academic circles. (source)
- The book is an unusual well written and insightful reflection on the new age of computing sometimes called ubiquitous, ambient or pervasive computing. (source)
- Widespread access to affordable mobile phones is making technology ubiquitous, which is especially important in addressing development needs in emerging markets. (source)
- His smiling face adorns Warsaw in ubiquitous advertisements and he was named the fourth-best athlete in Poland last year, finishing only behind Olympic medalists. (source)
- The group's president, Mikey Weinstein, claims Christian-themed events are "ubiquitous" throughout the military, and he credited the soldiers for stepping forward. (source)
- We know that it's ubiquitous, meaning that it exists in several places around the world but we also know that it loves the heat and we know that it loves stagnant water. (source)
- M. avium, often present in soil, is among a class of nontuberculous mycobacteria, or NTM, described as "ubiquitous" by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (source)
- Judge, Emigration Commissioner, politician, fugitive, "ubiquitous" soldier, retired sporting man, and still in life, nearly eighty years of age, clear in all his faculties. (source)
- It's what we might call a ubiquitous, streaming player, but, then again, that's how we might describe a number of other products of this type currently available on the market. (source)
- The rest of this chapter will discuss why the idea of ubiquitous computing is important now, and why user experience design is key to creating successful ubicomp devices and environments. (source)
- Dr. Puthoff's own paper announced another indication of the physical reality of this "ubiquitous" energy field, by showing how it accounted for the stability of matter at the atomic level. (source)
- We had a fry-up with my housemates at Bon's (super cheap diner), then hit the road for a very quick touristy thing, driving up to Cypress Lookout and a quick walk in ubiquitous lovely forest. (source)
- Gong recently began a grassroots video project posted on the Internet called "What Are You Tube," to get multiracial people to answer in their own terms the ubiquitous question, "What Are You?" (source)
- The fascinating thing about Web 2.0 and its coming shift to mobile/ubiquitous is that this will (and already does) create whole new cultural patterns that have to be understood in their own right. (source)
- In fact, much of what Chris says is similar to recommendations we have made in recent years, such as embracing call ubiquitous call measurement and embracing rather than resisting opt out distribution. (source)
- Klein, though not as well known as the ubiquitous Boteach, is the former editor in chief of The Commentator, Yeshiva University's student paper, and now a columnist for the Jewish Press and World Net Daily. (source)
- It could also keep the brand from becoming too ubiquitous, which is widely believed to be a misstep made by Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. when it started selling its products in gas stations and grocery stores. (source)
- But at the interactive portion of the conference, the ubiquity of so-called ubiquitous presence - location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla - meant the hive suddenly knew what it was collectively doing. (source)
- But Charlie Murphy is quietly hilarious as the neighborhood gossip, and most unexpectedly, first-time actor Faheem Najm (better known as ubiquitous Auto-Tune purveyor T-Pain) completely steals his three scenes as a liquor store clerk. (source)
- To encounter their vigilance with watchfulness as alert, to confound their swift counsels with sudden alarm, to penetrate their ambuscades and anticipate their cunning with incessant activity, to be, in short, ubiquitous, was the duty of Captain Lyon. (source)
- 3G will be ubiquitous, which is useful for all kinds of purposes, but most people work only in certain kinds of spaces in which Wi-Fi will be available with higher upload and download speeds than can be relied on in the cellular network over the next two to three years domestically. (source)
- However, for the initial milestone, the Metadata Working Group's specification will tackle the most common issues with the "data about data," namely the ubiquitous problems faced by photographers when it comes down to tagging their images across various software, devices and services. (source)
- ... scholars, litigators, human resource professionals, and diversity consultants have become so enamored with the notion of ubiquitous unconscious, implicit, or hidden bias that they are quick to attribute systemic workplace racial and gender inequality to what is going on in people's heads. (source)
- On the back of Mark Weiser's work, much attention is being paid to the notion of ubiquitous learning (sadly no entry in Wikipedia yet, but you can Google it) - learning that goes to where the people are, rather than learning that must be accessed in a special environment (do we see a pattern emerging?) (source)
- Thus, unless additional reliable evidence is presented, the idea of ubiquitous LDT may be invoked only as a last resource Evolutionary forces driving organismal complexity at the molecular level modulate genotypic and phenotypic diversity, but their relative importance in population genetics is still debatable (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 43 example sentences provided below is 44.0, which suggests that "ubiquitous" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 7 synonyms for ubiquitous.
all-over, everywhere, omnipresent, pervasive, ubiquitary, universal, wall-to-wall
We have 2 antonyms for ubiquitous.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of ubiquitous from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent: "plodded through the shadows fruitlessly like an ubiquitous spook” ( Joseph Heller).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) Being everywhere at once: omnipresent.
- (adjective) Seeming to appear everywhere at the same time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Existing or being everywhere, or in all places, at the same time; omnipresent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Being or existing everywhere; actually or apparently omnipresent: often used in an exaggerated or humorous sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) being present everywhere at once