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Definitions of "all"

  • Being or representing the entire or total number, amount, or quantity: All the windows are open. Deal all the cards. See Synonyms at whole. adjective
  • Constituting, being, or representing the total extent or the whole: all Christendom. adjective
  • Being the utmost possible of: argued the case in all seriousness. adjective
  • Every: got into all manner of trouble. adjective
  • Any whatsoever: beyond all doubt. adjective
  • Pennsylvania Finished; used up: The apples are all. See Regional Note at gum band. adjective
  • Informal Being more than one: Who all came to the party? See Regional Note at you-all. adjective
  • The whole of one's fortune, resources, or energy; everything one has: The brave defenders gave their all. noun
  • The entire or total number, amount, or quantity; totality: All of us are sick. All that I have is yours. pronoun
  • Everyone; everything: justice for all. pronoun
  • Wholly; completely: a room painted all white; directions that were all wrong. adverb
  • Each; apiece: a score of five all. adverb
  • So much: I am all the better for that experience. adverb
  • all along From the beginning; throughout: saw through the disguise all along. idiom
  • all but Nearly; almost: all but crying with relief. idiom
  • all in Tired; exhausted. idiom
  • all in all Everything being taken into account: All in all, the criticism seemed fair. idiom
  • all of Informal Not more than: a conversation that took all of five minutes. idiom
  • all one Of no difference; immaterial: Whether we go out or stay in, it's all one to me. idiom

The word "all" in example sentences

We all know that when we say "Men are animals," a form wholly unquantified in phrase, we speak of _all_ men, but not of all animals: it is _some or all_, some may be all for aught the proposition says.. [A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)]

Also, the universities should be allowed to offer as many scholarships as they want — but the caveat is that the entering players *all* are in the upper 50% of the class with SAT and GPA, and not simply the average of all the sports, etc.. [The Volokh Conspiracy » Against the NCAA Cartel]

Cue to last fall, when all the apartment owners in the low rise buildings on the North Road side found out that the big concrete beams of the guideway would cut 50% of their view on the 2nd floor and all of it on the 3rd floor…not to mention that the resale value will go down a lot..all of a sudden a tram looked good... [Bond shies away from major TransLink reforms « Stephen Rees's blog]

Yes, we all have to put in work, but we * all* put in work, and as much as possible in equal measures.. [Screw Community]

The answer to all this is Clinton will need to get approximately 235 of the remaining 268 superdelegates, or 90% of * all* the remaining superdelegates for her to get nominated on the first ballot.. [In Private Pep-Talk To Top Donors, Hillary Predicts: "We're Gonna Win This"]

Problem is, short of erecting a magic barrier that vaporizes all guns upon entering the city limits, how do you propose to enforce such a ban, in such a way that denies *all* people access to guns, not just the law-abiding?. [A New Concept for Gun Control]

October 19, 2009 at 4:48 am good god, man, you of all people deserve a spell…..all work and no play maketh jeff a dull boy…... [Reaching a Point of Rest]

Not to mention all the humor potential *another* gay Arabic translator - are they *all* gay?. [What, Exactly, Is The Gay Agenda? And What Part Should Repeal Of The Defense of Marriage Act Play In It?]

Freddy: No, it's the ironing..all the men I have every enjoyed being with all enjoy ironing.. [2009: Why it was a brilliant year]

I will reiterate Muslims love killing Muslims more than anyone, and philosophies of radicalism, puritanism, created the monsters of Terrorism in Islam..thereby destroying all that we stand for..all that we hold upright as Brotherhood and Peace... [Archive 2009-07-01]

I will not whine or cry at the Flickr Help Forum, I am a blogger and through the Blog I reach out to all of you..all over the cyberspace , and Cheru Jackson of Alpha Inventions carries my voice a thousand times over at the click of a mouse.. [Archive 2009-05-01]

Even Davidson concedes that ˜A is better than B, all things considered™ entails ˜A is better than B™ if ˜all things considered™ means. [Intention]

You can have all of thick Italian hair on your head, under your armpits, and totally encompassing your netherlands as well..all you need to do is to gesticulate all the time.... [Fathorse's Exams #2]

I think the strange thing is that people who are trying to play down the complaints, because that's all Internet fan-boys do is complain, are being somewhat reductive in their conflation of *all* complaints as being equal.. [Hate it or, Well, Hate it Less Than Others… | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources]

The roads suck and and the drivers are wild...they pass all the time..all two lane roads, and many times there are 3 cars moving side by side on a two lane road .. [Archive 2008-11-01]

For Paul, Christian faith calls for a profound reordering Galatians 3:28 is on point - There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free person, there is not male and female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus of *all* human relations.. [Another debate? Oh, okay. Let's watch.]

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