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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
all (adjective)
1.
a) the whole amount, quantity, or extent of - needed all the courage they had sat up all night
b) as much as possible - spoke in all seriousness
2.
every member or individual component of - all men will go all five children were present
3.
the whole number or sum of - all the angles of a triangle are equal to two right angles
4.
- every all manner of hardship
5.
any whatever - beyond all doubt
6.
nothing but - only
a) completely taken up with, given to, or absorbed by - became all attention
b) having or seeming to have (some physical feature) in conspicuous excess or prominence - all legs
c) paying full attention with - all ears
7.
dialect used up entirely consumed - used especially of food and drink
8.
being more than one person or thing - who all is coming whole
all (adverb)
1.
a) - wholly quite sat all alone often used as an intensive all out of proportion all over the yard it wasn't all that funny
b) selected as the best (as at a sport) within an area or organization - used in combination all-league halfback
2.
obsolete - only exclusively
3.
archaic - just
4.
so much - all the better for it
5.
for each side - apiece the score is two all
all (pronoun, singular or plural in construction)
1.
a) the whole number, quantity, or amount - totality all that I have all of us all of the books
b) - used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness
2.
- everybody everything gave equal attention to all that is all
all (noun)
the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy - gave his all for the cause
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
all (adjective)
not divided or scattered among several areas of interest or concern
SYNONIMS:
all, concentrated, entire, exclusive, focused ( focussed), undivided
RELATED WORDS:
absolute, complete, full, lump, teetotal, thorough, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unqualified, utter; comprehensive, intact, integral, perfect, unbroken
NEAR ANTONYMS:
deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, halfway, incomplete, partial
diffuse, divided, scattered
all (adverb)
1.
to a full extent or degree
SYNONIMS:
all, all of, all over, altogether, clean, completely, dead, enough, entire, entirely, even, exactly, fast, flat, full, heartily, out, perfectly, plumb, quite, soundly, thoroughly, through and through, totally, utterly, well, wholly, wide
RELATED WORDS:
absolutely, categorically, cold, downright, hands down, plain, stone, stone-cold, unqualifiedly; basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely, mainly, more or less, mostly, overall, predominantly, predominately, primarily, principally, substantially; abundantly, copiously, generously, greatly
NEAR ANTONYMS:
barely, hardly, just, kind of, marginally, minimally, scarcely, slightly, superficially; approximately, roughly, somewhat
half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly
all (adverb)
2.
for each one
SYNONIMS:
all, each, per, per capita
RELATED WORDS:
apart, discretely, independently, individually, respectively, separately, singly
NEAR ANTONYMS:
aggregately, altogether, collectively, together
all (pronoun)
every person
SYNONIMS:
all, everyone
RELATED WORDS:
anybody, anyone; somebody, someone
nobody, none, no one
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