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All

Being or representing the entire or total number, amount, or quantity
All the windows are open. Deal all the cards.

None

Not at all
He is none too ill.

All

Constituting, being, or representing the total extent or the whole
All Christendom.

None

In no way
The jeans looked none the better for having been washed.

All

Being the utmost possible of
Argued the case in all seriousness.
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None

Not any of a given number or group.
None of those is a good example. None are even acceptable.
None of this meat tastes right.

All

Every
Got into all manner of trouble.

None

No one, nobody.
None of those people is my father.

All

Any whatsoever
Beyond all doubt.

None

No person.
None of those people are my parents.
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All

(Pennsylvania) Consumed; used up; gone
The apples are all.

None

Not any; no (usually used only before a vowel or h):
Thou shalt have none other gods but me.

All

(Informal) Being more than one
Who all came to the party? See Note at y'all.

None

To no extent, in no way.
I felt none the worse for my recent illness.

All

The whole of one's fortune, resources, or energy; everything one has
The brave defenders gave their all.

None

Not at all, not very.
He was none too pleased with the delays in the program that was supposed to be his legacy.
We could hear none too well from the back.

All

Wholly; completely
A room painted all white.

None

(obsolete) No, not.

All

So much
I am all the better for that experience.

None

(chiefly American) A person without religious affiliation.

All

Used as an intensive
Then he got all mad and left.

None

: the ninth hour after dawn; (Christian) the religious service appointed to this hour.

All

Each; apiece
A score of five all.

None

(obsolete) midafternoon: the time around or following noon or nones.

All

Every individual or anything of the given class, with no exceptions (the noun or noun phrase denoting the class must be plural or uncountable).
All contestants must register at the scorer’s table.
All flesh is originally grass.
All my friends like classical music.

None

No one; not one; not anything; - frequently used also partitively, or as a plural, not any.
There is none that doeth good; no, not one.
Six days ye shall gather it, but on the seventh day, which is the Sabbath, in it there shall be none.
Terms of peace yet noneVouchsafed or sought.
None of their productions are extant.

All

Throughout the whole of (a stated period of time; generally used with units of a day or longer).

None

No; not any; - used adjectively before a vowel, in old style; as, thou shalt have none assurance of thy life.

All

Only; alone; nothing but.
He's all talk; he never puts his ideas into practice.

None

Same as Nones, 2.

All

(obsolete) Any.

None

A canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise

All

Everything.
Some gave all they had.
She knows all and sees all.
Those who think they know it all are annoying to those of us who do.

None

A service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier

All

Everyone.
A good time was had by all.
We all enjoyed the movie.

None

Not any;
Thou shalt have none other gods before me

All

The only thing(s).
All that was left was a small pile of ash.

None

Not at all or in no way;
Seemed none too pleased with his dinner
Shirt looked none the worse for having been slept in
None too prosperous
The passage is none too clear

All

Used after what, where, how and similar words, either without changing their meaning, or indicating that one expects that they cover more than one element, e.g. that "who all attended" is more than one person.}} Some dialects only allow this to follow some words and not others.

All

Wholly; entirely; completely; totally.
She was sitting all alone. It suddenly went all quiet.

All

Apiece; each.
The score was 30 all when the rain delay started.

All

(degree) So much.
Don't want to go? All the better since I lost the tickets.

All

Even; just.

All

A quotative particle, compare like.
She was all, “Whatever.”

All

(with a possessive pronoun) Everything that one is capable of.
She gave her all, and collapsed at the finish line.

All

(countable) The totality of one's possessions.

All

(obsolete) Although.

All

All gone; dead.
The butter is all.

All

The whole quantity, extent, duration, amount, quality, or degree of; the whole; the whole number of; any whatever; every; as, all the wheat; all the land; all the year; all the strength; all happiness; all abundance; loss of all power; beyond all doubt; you will see us all (or all of us).
Prove all things: hold fast that which is good.

All

Any.

All

Only; alone; nothing but.
I was born to speak all mirth and no matter.

All

Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement.

All

Even; just. (Often a mere intensive adjunct.
All as his straying flock he fed.
A damsel lay deploringAll on a rock reclined.

All

The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake.
Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to all.
All that thou seest is mine.
Thou shalt be all in all, and I in thee,Forever.
Trust me not at all, or all in all.

All

Although; albeit.
All they were wondrous loth.

All

Quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class;
We sat up all night
Ate all the food
All men are mortal
All parties are welcome
Have some milk
Some roses were still blooming
Having some friends over
Some apples
Some paper

All

Completely given to or absorbed by;
Became all attention

All

To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');
He was wholly convinced
Entirely satisfied with the meal
It was completely different from what we expected
Was completely at fault
A totally new situation
The directions were all wrong
It was not altogether her fault
An altogether new approach
A whole new idea

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