Definitions of all

  1.   to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent he was wholly convinced entirely satisfied with the meal it was completely different from what we expected was completely at fault a totally new situation the directions were all wrong It was not altogether her fault an altogether new approach whole' is often used informally for wholly' as in a whole new idea
  2.   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
  3.   Although albeit
  4.   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
  5.   Any
  6.   Only alone nothing but
  7.   Wholly completely altogether entirely quite very as all bedewed my friend is all for amusement
  8.   Even just Often a mere intensive adjunct
  9.   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
  10.   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
  11.   The whole the whole quantity or amount total aggregate
  12.   A whole one's entire possessions
  13.   Wholly completely
  14.   The whole of every one of
  15.   Wholly completely entirely
  16.   The whole everything
  17.   The whole of
  18.   The whole each and every person or thing
  19.   Wholly entirely quite
  20.   The whole number of the whole quantity extent duration amount quality or degree
  21.   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
  22.   In composition enlarges or adds force to the meaning thus all absorbing means absorbing or engrossing to the exclusion of everything else
  23.   The whole every one
  24.   The whole number the entire thing
  25.   Wholly when used in union with other words all generally denotes wholly completely or perfectly

Quotes of all

  1. Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection – Richard Bach
  2. There's a button that goes On and I'm On And when I go On there is almost no me there is just a character who is doing all this – Gisele Bundchen
  3. I am not solicitous to examine particularly everything here which indeed could not be done in fifty years because my desire is to make all possible discoveries and return to your Highnesses if it please our Lord in April – Christopher Columbus
  4. When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin – J. P. Donleavy
  5. The sun with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do – Galileo Galilei
  6. You have to understand that once an indictment has been signed all countries that are signature to the U N charter will hand a person straight over You don't have to go through the normal extradition process – Tony Greig
  7. When I was younger my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches My dad loves being around all kinds of animals He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover – Paris Hilton
  8. America is becoming more and more dependent upon imports from foreign manufacturers than we are exports from our country in all fields in appliances in clothing even food This year America may become for the first time in its history a net food importer – Marcy Kaptur
  9. The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade -union consciousness – Vladimir Lenin
  10. I could never be a manager All I have is natural ability – Mickey Mantle
  11. I'm pro -life I'll do all I can to see every baby is created with a future and potential The legislature should do all it can to protect human life – Sarah Palin
  12. When you work for something you appreciate it more So what are y'all going to do with all the opportunities you inherited that you didn't have to work for – Tavis Smiley
  13. All poetry has to do is to make a strong communication All the poet has to do is listen The poet is not an important fellow There will also be another poet – Stevie Smith
  14. Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense – Gertrude Stein
  15. Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes by dozens and hundreds Plenty of roses stars sunsets rainbows brothers and sisters aunts and cousins but only one mother in the whole world – Kate D. Wiggins

Usage examples for all

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

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