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Meaning & Definition of All in English

English

All

/ɔl/

adjective

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"
    synonym:
  • all(a)

2. Completely given to or absorbed by

  • "Became all attention"
    synonym:
  • all

adverb

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"
    synonym:
  • wholly
  • ,
  • entirely
  • ,
  • completely
  • ,
  • totally
  • ,
  • all
  • ,
  • altogether
  • ,
  • whole

Examples of using

It was all the more depressing because it was raining.
Who ate all the pies?
I've lived in Boston all my life.