Adverbs of Place List
This is an alphabetical list of common single-word place adverbs.
Adverbs of place mainly modify verbs and tell us where something happens.
backwards (also backward)
- -wards or -ward (backwards, downwards, eastward, forwards, homewards, upwards) – these normally express movement in the specified direction
- -where (anywhere, everywhere, nowhere, somewhere)
- She was waiting with a red scarf on. (adverb)
- She put the red scarf on the table. (preposition)