[ ev-ree-wuhn, -wuhn ]
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  1. every person; everybody.

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Origin of everyone

First recorded in 1175–1225, everyone is from the Middle English word everichon.See every, one

usage note For everyone

See each.

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British Dictionary definitions for everyone (1 of 2)


/ (ˈɛvrɪˌwʌn, -wən) /

  1. every person; everybody

usage For everyone

Everyone and everybody are interchangeable, as are no one and nobody, and someone and somebody. Care should be taken to distinguish between everyone and someone as single words and every one and some one as two words, the latter form correctly being used to refer to each individual person or thing in a particular group: every one of them is wrong

British Dictionary definitions for every one (2 of 2)

every one

  1. each person or thing in a group, without exception: every one of the large cats is a fast runner

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see entries under every man.

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