Meaning of ALL in English

ALL

■ predeterminer , determiner , & pronoun the whole quantity or extent of.

↘[ det. ] any whatever.

↘[ det. ] the greatest possible.

↘[ pronoun ] everything.

■ adverb

1》 completely.

2》 (in games) used after a number to indicate an equal score.

Phrases

~ along from the beginning.

~ and sundry everyone.

~ but

1》 very nearly.

2》 ~ except.

~ for informal strongly in favour of.

~ in informal exhausted.

~ in ~ on the whole.

~ of often ironic as much as.

~-or-nothing having no middle position or compromise.

~ out using ~ one's strength or resources.

~ over informal

1》 everywhere.

2》 typical of the person mentioned: that's our management ~ over!

~ over the place (or N. Amer. also map , Brit. also shop ) informal

1》 everywhere.

2》 in a state of disorder.

~ round

1》 in ~ respects.

2》 for or by each person.

~ there [with negative ] informal in full possession of one's mental faculties: he's not quite ~ there.

~ together ~ in one place or in a group.

~ told in total.

~ the way informal without limit or reservation.

at ~ [with negative or in questions ] in any way; to any extent.

be ~ one to make no difference to.

be ~ that US informal be very attractive or good.

be ~ very well informal expressing criticism or scepticism.

for ~ —— in spite of ——.

in ~ in total.

on ~ fours on hands and knees.

one's ~ one's whole strength or resources.

Origin

OE ~ , e~ , of Gmc origin.

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