All meaning

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The definition of all is the entire amount.

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet are an example of all the colors of the rainbow.

adjective
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Being the utmost possible of.

Argued the case in all seriousness.

adjective
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Any whatsoever.

Beyond all doubt.

adjective
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Being or representing the entire or total number, amount, or quantity.

All the windows are open. Deal all the cards.

adjective
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The entire or total number, amount, or quantity; totality.

All of us are sick. All that I have is yours.

pronoun
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Apiece.

A score of thirty all.

adverb
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Wholly, entirely, or exclusively.

All-American.

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For every.

All-purpose.

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Every.

Got into all manner of trouble.

adjective
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Of everything or every part.

All-inclusive.

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(dial.) Completely used up, consumed, over with, etc.

The bread is all.

adjective
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(pennsylvania) Consumed; used up; gone.

The apples are all.

adjective
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(informal) Being more than one.

Who all came to the party?

adjective
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The whole of one's fortune, resources, or energy; everything one has.

The brave defenders gave their all.

noun
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Everyone; everything.

Justice for all.

pronoun
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Each; apiece.

A score of five all.

adverb
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The whole extent or quantity of.

All New England, all the gold.

adjective
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The entire number of.

All the men went.

adjective
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Every one of.

All men must eat.

adjective
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The greatest possible; as much as possible.

Said in all sincerity.

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Any; any whatever.

True beyond all question.

adjective
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Alone; only.

Life is not all pleasure.

adjective
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Seeming to be nothing but.

He was all arms and legs.

adjective
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Everyone.

All must die.

pronoun
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Every one.

All of us are here; all of the pencils are sharpened.

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Everything; the whole thing, matter, situation, etc.

All is over between them.

pronoun
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Every part or bit.

All of it is gone.

pronoun
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One's whole property, effort, etc.

Gave his all.

noun
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Wholly; entirely; altogether; quite.

All worn out, riding all through the night.

adverb
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Lasting throughout (a specified period)

All-night.

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(sports) Selected as the best of (a specified category)

All-league, all-conference, all-pro.

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
abbreviation
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Antilymphocyte serum.
abbreviation
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Relating to the whole of something.
suffix
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Constituting, being, or representing the total extent or the whole.

All Christendom.

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A totality; whole.
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all along
  • From the beginning; throughout:
    Saw through the disguise all along.
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all but
  • Nearly; almost:
    All but crying with relief.
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all in
  • Tired; exhausted.
  • Used in poker as a declaration that one is staking all of one's chips.
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all in all
  • Everything being taken into account:
    All in all, the criticism seemed fair.
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(informal) all of
  • Not more than:
    A conversation that took all of five minutes.
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all one
  • Of no difference; immaterial:
    Whether we go out or stay in, it's all one to me.
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all over
  • Completely ended or finished:
    Their marriage is all over.
  • In every part; everywhere:
    The storm swept across the island and left damage all over.
  • Typical of the person or thing just mentioned:
    Making wisecracks like that—that's Jim all over.
  • Showing much romantic interest or being in close contact:
    He was all over her during the slow dance.
  • Persistently or harshly critical or scolding:
    The coach was all over me about missing practice.
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all out
  • With all one's strength, ability, or resources.
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(informal) all that
  • To the degree expected.
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all there
  • Mentally unimpaired or competent.
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all told
  • With everything considered; in all:
    All told, we won 100 games.
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and all
  • And other things of the same type:
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at all
  • In any way:
    Unable to walk at all.
  • To any extent; whatever:
    Not at all sorry.
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(informal) be all
  • To say or utter. Used chiefly in verbal narration:
    He's all, “What did you do that for?”.
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in all
  • Considering everything; all together:
    In all, it rained for two hours. I bought four hats, in all.
idiom
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after all
  • nevertheless; in spite of everything
idiom
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all but
  • all except
  • nearly; almost
idiom
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all in
  • very tired; fatigued
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all in all
  • considering everything
  • as a whole
  • everything
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all out
  • completely; wholeheartedly
idiom
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all over
  • ended
  • everywhere; in or on every part of; throughout
  • as one characteristically is
    That's Mary all over.
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all the
  • as much of (something) as
    That's all the help you'll get.
idiom
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all the better (or worse)
  • so much the better (or worse)
idiom
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all the farther (or closer, etc.)
  • as far (close, etc.) as
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all the same
  • nevertheless
  • of no importance
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and all
  • et cetera (etc.)
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as all get-out
  • to a considerable degree; greatly
    Angry as all get-out.
idiom
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at all
  • in the least; to the slightest degree
  • in any way
  • under any considerations
idiom
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for all
  • in spite of; despite
idiom
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in all
  • altogether; all being counted
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Origin of all

  • Middle English al from Old English eall al-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin adjective suffix -alis.

    From Wiktionary