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.

about
above
abroad
anywhere
away
back
backwards (also backward)
behind
below
down
downstairs
east (etc)
elsewhere
far
here
in
indoors
inside
near
nearby
off
on
out
outside
over
there
towards
under
up
upstairs
where

Common suffixes

Note that some adverbs can also be prepositions.
  • She was waiting with a red scarf on. (adverb)
  • She put the red scarf on the table. (preposition)

See also: grammar of adverbs