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
all along from the beginning.
all and sundry everyone.
all but
1》 very nearly.
2》 all except.
all for informal strongly in favour of.
all in informal exhausted.
all in all on the whole.
all of often ironic as much as.
all-or-nothing having no middle position or compromise.
all out using all one's strength or resources.
all over informal
1》 everywhere.
2》 typical of the person mentioned: that's our management all over!
all over the place (or N. Amer. also map, Brit. also shop) informal
1》 everywhere.
2》 in a state of disorder.
all round
1》 in all respects.
2》 for or by each person.
all there [with negative] informal in full possession of one's mental faculties: he's not quite all there.
all together all in one place or in a group.
all told in total.
all the way informal without limit or reservation.
at all [with negative or in questions] in any way; to any extent.
be all one to make no difference to.
be all that US informal be very attractive or good.
be all very well informal expressing criticism or scepticism.
for all —— in spite of ——.
in all in total.
on all fours on hands and knees.
one's all one's whole strength or resources.
Origin
OE all, eall, of Gmc origin.

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