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Definitions of all

  1. quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class; " we sat up all night"; " ate all the food"; " all men are mortal"; " all parties are welcome"
  2. Although; albeit.
  3. The whole quantity, extent, duration, amount, quality, or degree of; the whole; the whole number of; any whatever; every; as, all the wheat; all the land; all the year; all the strength; all happiness; all abundance; loss of all power; beyond all doubt; you will see us all ( or all of us).
  4. Any.
  5. Only; alone; nothing but.
  6. Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement.
  7. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake.
  8. The whole quantity of, as substance, duration, extent, amount, or degree; the whole number of, collectively, as individuals, particulars, or parts; every, as all kinds; any. used after a preposition or verb; as, free from all thought of danger.
  9. The whole; the whole quantity or amount; total; aggregate.
  10. A whole; one's entire possessions.
  11. The whole of: every one of.
  12. Wholly: completely: entirely.
  13. The whole: everything.
  14. The whole of.
  15. The whole; each and every person or thing.
  16. Wholly; entirely; quite.
  17. The whole number of: the whole quantity, extent, duration, amount, quality, or degree.
  18. The whole; everything. All but, almost. It is all one, quite the same. All the better, better by the whole difference. All in all, everything to one; as a whole; altogether. At all, in the least degree- used byway of enforcement or emphasis, usually in negative or interrogative sentences. All along, throughout. All in the wind, too close to the wind, so that the sails shake in it only: wavering; uncertain.
  19. In composition, enlarges or adds force to the meaning; thus " all- absorbing" means absorbing or engrossing to the exclusion of everything else.
  20. The whole; every one.
  21. The whole number; the entire thing.
  22. Wholly; when used in union with other words, all generally denotes wholly, completely, or perfectly.

Usage examples for all

  1. What did you- all say to him? – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  2. All now was still. – Swamp Island by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. And Fetchke did it all. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  4. That's all- that's all, my lady. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  5. Oh, I know all about that. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  6. But we know Hollin, all right. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  7. Did I do all right? – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  8. " Dat's all," he said. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. Then what is it you all want? – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  10. Oh, sir, what does it all mean? – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  11. Busy all the morning at the office. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  12. And I am happy now that I'm back with all of you. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  13. What did you say all the shootin was about? – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  14. It is all right, Warrender. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  15. " Oh, not at all," Selina replies. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  16. All right- I'll find it, you know. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  17. All out for Seaview!" – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  18. But it will not do at all, at all! – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
  19. Look here, all of you! – Lucile Triumphant by Elizabeth M. Duffield
  20. " I know them all. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
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