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 History of this Word

"all" is from "eall" (entire) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is noun

"all" is a type of small common word

"all" is a part of the expression: after all, all at once, all in all, all of, all of a sudden, all one, all out, all over, all the, and all, at all, of all people

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Meaning 1


The greatest amount of something. Shows how much is given. Can apply to various things.

Examples of how the word is used

all illustration The game is on the line, and he gives his all, one last time.
all illustration They know I have given them my ALL.