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  • EN [ ɔːl]
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English definition


  • 1. quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class;

    • "we sat up all night"
    • "ate all the food"
    • "all men are mortal"
    • "all parties are welcome"
  • 2. completely given to or absorbed by;

    • "became all attention"


  • 1. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');

    • "he was wholly convinced"
    • "entirely satisfied with the meal"
    • "it was completely different from what we expected"
    • "was completely at fault"
    • "a totally new situation"
    • "the directions were all wrong"
    • "it was not altogether her fault"
    • "an altogether new approach"
    • "a whole new idea"

Example sentences

  • Even a child knows all this.

  • The captain ordered all sails lowered so the ship could ride out the storm.

  • All bookings will be made 3 days in advance.

  • They have fastened up all the parcels.

  • With her speed and agility, Cage cut out all her competitors in the hurdle race.

  • The house had been ransacked of all that was worth anything.

  • Why do you leave all the hard work up to your mother?

  • The men have been gambling away all night.

  • We all agree in adopting the new teaching method.

  • All the keys hang not at one man's girdle.

  • The bottom of the bucket has worn through after all this time.

  • The revised edition is to all intents and purposes a new book.

  • The fee his lawyer charged for drawing up the deed was enough in all conscience.

  • This job absorbs all of my time.

  • Speak louder so the people in the hall can all hear you.

  • The kids have muddled up all the photos.

  • He died regretted by all.

  • The few small rivers could not hold all the rain that fell during the wet season.

  • When all the crops are safely gathered in, the farmers can rest.

  • They all laughed about the joke.

  • You gave me the wrong address and made me go all that way for nothing.

  • Your guess is all abroad.

  • All citizens should help the police in tracking the criminals down.

  • He's been working hard all day.

  • He's been gardening all day.

  • All the fields are now ploughed up, ready for the seeds.

  • She wrote away all day, filling page after page.

  • Strategically we should despise all our enemies, but tactically we should take them all seriously.

  • After all his explanations , I remained none the wiser.

Phrase collocation

  • all and sundry


  • all comers

    (chiefly informal)anyone who chooses to take part in an activity, typically a competition

    • the champion took on all comers.

    • [as modifier]she set a new all-comers record.

  • all for

    (informal)strongly in favour of

    • I was all for tolerance.

  • all get-out

    • I was all for tolerance.

  • all kinds (或 sorts) of

    many different kinds of

    • he gets into all kinds of trouble.

  • all manner of

    • he gets into all kinds of trouble.

  • all of

    as much as (often used ironically of an amount or quantity considered small by the speaker)

    • the show lasted all of six weeks.

  • all of a sudden

    • the show lasted all of six weeks.

  • all one to someone

    making no difference to someone

    • simple cases or hard cases, it's all one to me.

  • all out

    using all one's strength or resources

    • going all out to win.

    • [as adj.]an all-out effort.

  • all over

    completely finished

    • it's all over between us.


    • there were bodies all over.

    (informal)typical of the person mentioned

    • that's our management all over!.

    (informal)effusively attentive to (someone)

    • James was all over her.

  • all over the place (或 北美 亦作

    (, 英 亦作)(informal)everywhere

    • we've been all over the place looking for you.

  • all round 美 亦作

    in all respects

    • it was a bad day all round.

    • [as modifier]a man of all-round ability.

    for or by each person

    • drinks all round.

    • good acting all round.

  • all sorts of

    • drinks all round.

    • good acting all round.


  • all to cock

    • The reply was all to cock to me.

    • You're all to cock! You've done it wrong again !

    • I'm all to cock!

  • all in one piece

    • She arrived all in one piece.

    • The plate is in one piece.

  • bit of all right

    • A: " What's she like?" B: "The girl? Bit of all right,from her pictures

  • know all the answers

    • That little creep over there always thinks he knows all the answers.

    • She doesn't bother any more. She knows all the answers.

    • Even your doctor doesn't have all the answers.

  • all the way

    • The door opened all the way.

    • He was all the way back to normal.

  • all pro

    • an all-pro team of Washington super-lobbyists

  • all hair by the nose

    • What's he looking so all hair by the nose about?

  • pull out all the stops

    • Then the mayor decided to pull out all the stops.

Synonym discrimination

  • entire, whole, complete, full, total, gross, all


Meaning of all

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