Definition of all


  1. Being or representing the entire or total number, amount, or quantity: All the windows are open. Deal all the cards. See Synonyms at whole.
  2. Constituting, being, or representing the total extent or the whole: all Christendom.
  3. Being the utmost possible of: argued the case in all seriousness.
  4. Every: got into all manner of trouble.
  5. Any whatsoever: beyond all doubt.
  6. Pennsylvania. Finished; used up: The apples are all. See Regional Note at gum band.
  7. Informal. Being more than one: Who all came to the party? See Regional Note at you-all.

The whole of one's fortune, resources, or energy; everything one has: The brave defenders gave their all.
  1. The entire or total number, amount, or quantity; totality: All of us are sick. All that I have is yours.
  2. Everyone; everything: justice for all.

  1. Wholly; completely: a room painted all white; directions that were all wrong.
  2. Each; apiece: a score of five all.
  3. So much: I am all the better for that experience.