including everything; comprehensive.

Origin of all-inclusive

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for all-inclusive

extensive, blanket, broad, complete, encompassing, total

Examples from the Web for all-inclusive

Contemporary Examples of all-inclusive

Historical Examples of all-inclusive

  • The all-inclusive narrative was not destined to get very far.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • It is all-inclusive and demands entire devotion from everybody.

    Soliloquies in England

    George Santayana

  • But, if God is all-inclusive mind, He must be the only thinker.

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • Our "free institutions" were self-sufficient and all-inclusive.

    Prowling about Panama

    George A. Miller

  • Only it must enlarge itself; its platform must be all-inclusive.

British Dictionary definitions for all-inclusive



including everything; comprehensive
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Word Origin and History for all-inclusive

1813, from all + inclusive. Related: All-inclusively; all-inclusiveness.

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