everything

[ ev-ree-thing ]
/ ˈɛv riˌθɪŋ /

pronoun

every single thing or every particular of an aggregate or total; all.
something extremely important: This news means everything to us.

noun

something that is extremely or most important: Money is his everything.

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Origin of everything

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at every, thing1
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British Dictionary definitions for everything

everything
/ (ˈɛvrɪθɪŋ) /

pronoun

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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Idioms and Phrases with everything

everything

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