- every single thing or every particular of an aggregate or total; all.
- something extremely important: This news means everything to us.
- something that is extremely or most important: Money is his everything.
Origin of everything
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Examples from the Web for everything
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But since that explosion of popularity, Angry Birds has become about everything else.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art
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No one knows what that man suffers; it makes him gloomy all the time about everything.
I told Coplen to offer her a million cash for everything rather'n have any fuss.
And jest when I was lookin' forward to luxury and palaces in England, and everything so grand!
But do give me a moment, everything is all so whirling and hazy.
Like everything else in that neighborhood, it was covered with picture writing.Ancient Man
Hendrik Willem van Loon
- the entirety of a specified or implied classshe lost everything in the War
- a great deal, esp of something very importantshe means everything to me
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Word Origin and History for everything
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with everything
In addition to the idiom beginning with everything
- everything but the kitchen sink
- hold everything
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