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All appears in many tongue twisters:

  • You cuss, I cuss, we all cuss, for asparagus!
    (from a Far Side cartoon by Gary Larson)
  • I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream!
  • Of all the felt I ever felt I never felt felt that felt like that felt felt.
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All appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • All questions asked by five watch experts amazed the judge. (49 letters)
  • Now is the time for all quick brown dogs to jump over the lazy lynx. (53 letters)
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All appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Snug all L.A. guns!
  • Poor Dallas is all a-droop.
  • Ace births all lash Tribeca.
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All is sometimes a misspelling of along, also or or.

The word all is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective all

What does all mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. (quantifier) used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • examples: we sat up all night | ate all the food | all men are mortal | all parties are welcome
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • antonyms: some; no
    • similar: each; every; every last; every
  2. completely given to or absorbed by
    • example: became all attention
    • similar: complete

Definition of the adverb all

What does all mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

Alternative definition of the adverb all


  1. [context: degree] [intensifier].
  2. Apiece; each.
  3. [context: degree] So much.

Definition of the noun all

What does all mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun all

Glossary of sports / tennis

used in scoring to indicate a tie, as in "40-all."

Other definitions of all

What does all also mean?


  1. Every individual or anything of the given class, with no exceptions (the noun or noun phrase denoting the class must be plural or uncountable).
  2. Throughout the whole of (a stated period of time; generally used with units of a day or longer).
  3. See Everyone.
  4. See Everything.


All is a musical group.


  1. All a.k.a. Gas is a music project of Wolfgang Voigt, a Cologne, Germany-based electronic musician. Voigt cites his youthful LSD experiences in the Königsforst, a German forest situated near his hometown of Köln, as the inspiration behind his work under the name Gas. He has claimed that the intention of the project is to "bring the forest to the disco, or vice-versa".
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  2. All a.k.a. Jim Berger, born May 1974, is a Swedish black metal singer who goes by the stage name All. His original project was Abruptum. He also performed in many side-projects including Ophthalamia, Vondur, War, usually with Tony Särkkä.

There are other people with in their name, like All Day, all-day, Bob All, All Human, All World, Harry All, All Smiles, Dianne All, Rumana All, All American and many others.


  1. "ALL" is the fourth album by the Los Angeles-based punk rock band the Descendents, released in 1987 through SST Records. It was their first album with guitarist Stephen Egerton and bassist Karl Alvarez, and their final studio album before singer Milo Aukerman left the band to pursue a career in biochemistry. The album is titled after the concept of "All", invented by drummer Bill Stevenson and friend Pat McCuistion in 1980. Based on the goals of achieving "the total extent" and "to not settle for some, to always go for All", the philosophy was the subject of the one-second title track, the two-second "No, All!", and "All-O-Gistics". Following Aukerman's departure the band renamed themselves All, recruiting singer Dave Smalley and releasing eight albums between 1988 and 1995 before reuniting with Aukerman to record and perform as the Descendents again on Everything Sucks.
  2. "All" was the United Kingdom entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 1957 performed in English by Patricia Bredin. At a length of 1:52 minutes, it has the distinction of being the shortest entry in the history of the Contest as well as being the first song to be performed in English.
  3. "All": All is a best of compilation album by the punk rock band All. It was released on February 23, 1999 on All's own label, Owned & Operated.
  4. "ALL" is the third album released by the Japanese group AAA. It was released on January 1, 2007 through avex trax. All but three songs on this album were released as singles.
    • genre: J-pop
    • released on (9 years ago)
  5. "All" is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver released on the Blue Note label in 1972, featuring performances by Silver with Cecil Bridgewater, Harold Vick, Richie Resnicoff, Bob Cranshaw and Mickey Roker, with vocals by Andy Bey, Salome Bey and Gail Nelson. It is the third of a trilogy of albums later compiled on CD as The United States of Mind.
  6. "All" is a musical album of Thomas Brun.
    • also known as All (bonus CD live), All (bonus disc)
    • released on (12 years ago)
  7. "All" is a musical album of Colour Haze.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  8. "All" is a musical single of Blackbird Blackbird.
    • released on
  9. "All" is a musical album of Rainer Jancis.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  10. "All" is a musical single of Gas.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  11. "All" is a cataloged instance, composition.


All a.k.a. Albenga Airport, also known as "Clemente Panero" International Airport, is an airport located 3.24 NM west of Albenga, a city in the Province of Savona in Liguria, northern Italy.


  1. All a.k.a. Albanian lek: The lek is the official currency of Albania. It is subdivided into 100 qindarka, although qindarka are no longer issued.
  2. All is a film rating.
  3. All a.k.a. The breakpoint cluster region protein also known as renal carcinoma antigen NY-REN-26 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BCR gene. BCR is one of the two genes in the BCR-ABL complex, which is associated with the Philadelphia chromosome. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
    • also known as FGFR1/BCR chimaeric fusion protein, BCR-ABL fusion, breakpoint cluster region protein, BCR/ABL fusion, BCRe18/ABL1e3 fusion protein, bcr/abl fusion protein, BCR/FGFR1 chimaeric fusion protein, BCR-ABL fusion protein, BCR
  4. ALL: In computability and complexity theory, ALL is the class of all decision problems.
  5. All a.k.a. Allar Language: Allar is an unclassified Dravidian language spoken in Kerala, India. Due to a lack of scholarly study, Allar cannot be classified within Dravidian at this time and may be a dialect of some other Dravidian language.
    • also known as Chatans, Alar, Allan, Alanmar, Alan
  6. ALL a.k.a. Bcr is a protein.
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Phrases with All

Phrases starting with the word All:

  1. ALL-
  2. ALL'S
  3. all in
  4. All to
  5. All-Up
  6. all but
  7. All Day
  8. all for
  9. All One
  10. all out
  11. All Set
  12. all too
  13. All Wet
  14. all-day
  15. all-out

Phrases ending with the word All:

  1. -ALL
  2. Y'all
  3. at all
  4. in all
  5. Of All

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for All

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Google previewModern Millinery Made Easy an Encyclopedia of All Millinery and Flower Making (2013)

by Various Authors

Covering all Making, Finishing, Fitting of Garments, Cutting to Measure of Skirts without Patterns, Bias Cutting, all Tucking, Shirring, Braiding, Belt Making, Flower and Bag Making, Rouleau Trimmings, Model Blouse Fashions, Setting and ...

Google previewAll Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World by Ruth A Johnston

All things in the home and at work are contained in the scope of this book.

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Quotes about All

Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. (John Wesley)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1

The value of this 3-letter word is 3 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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