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OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____

Idioms for all

Origin of all

before 900; Middle English al, plural alle; 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); if < *ol-no-, equivalent to Welsh oll and akin to Old Irish uile < *ol-io-; cf. almighty

SYNONYMS FOR all

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 (see usage note at the current entry)

Definition for all (2 of 3)

allo-

a combining form meaning “other,” used in the formation of compound words (allotrope) and in chemistry to denote the more stable of two geometric isomers.
Also (except in chemistry) especially before a vowel, all-.

Origin of allo-

< Greek, combining form of állos other; cognate with Latin alius, else

Definition for all (3 of 3)

all-

variant of allo- before a vowel: allonym.
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British Dictionary definitions for all (1 of 3)

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 3)

all-

combining form

a variant of allo-

British Dictionary definitions for all (3 of 3)

allo-

before a vowel all-


combining form

indicating difference, variation, or oppositionallopathy; allomorph; allophone; allonym

Word Origin for allo-

from Greek allos other, different
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Medical definitions for all (1 of 2)

all-

pref.

Variant ofallo-

Medical definitions for all (2 of 2)

allo-

pref.

Other; different:allotransplantation.
Isomeric:allomorphism.
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Idioms and Phrases with all

all

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