Definitions for all

Definitions for (adj) all

Main entry: all

Definition: completely given to or absorbed by

Usage: became all attention

Main entry: all

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

Usage: we sat up all night; ate all the food; all men are mortal; all parties are welcome

Definitions for (adv) all

Main entry: all, altogether, totally, entirely, completely, whole, wholly

Definition: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

Usage: 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

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