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Idioms for all

Origin of all

First recorded before 900; Middle English al, Old English eal(l); cognate with Gothic alls, Old Norse allr, Old Frisian, Dutch, Middle Low German al, Old Saxon, Old High German al(l) (German all ); perhaps from unattested ol-no-, equivalent to Welsh oll and akin to Old Irish uile, from unattested ol-io-;cf. almighty

SYNONYMS FOR all ON THESAURUS.COM

2 every one of, each of.

usage note for all

Expressions like all the farther and all the higher occur chiefly in informal speech: This is all the farther the bus goes. That's all the higher she can jump. Elsewhere as far as and as high as are generally used: This is as far as the bus goes. That's as high as she can jump.
Although some object to the inclusion of of in such phrases as all of the students and all of the contracts and prefer to omit it, the construction is entirely standard.
See also already, alright, altogether.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH all

all , awl

Definition for all (2 of 2)

all-

variant of allo- before a vowel: allonym.
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British Dictionary definitions for all (1 of 2)

all
/ (ɔːl) /

determiner

adverb

noun

(preceded by my, your, his, etc) (one's) complete effort or interestto give your all; you are my all
totality or whole

Other words from all

Related prefixes: pan-, panto-

Word Origin for all

Old English eall; related to Old High German al, Old Norse allr, Gothic alls all

British Dictionary definitions for all (2 of 2)

all-

combining form

a variant of allo-
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Medical definitions for all (1 of 2)

ALL

abbr.

acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Medical definitions for all (2 of 2)

all-

pref.

Variant ofallo-
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Idioms and Phrases with all

all

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