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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 modifier

"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 2


Indicates competely or the whole thing. Created to show the quantity of something. Can be used with a large number of things.

Examples of how the word is used

all illustration Minerals are used by all of us in our daily lives.
all illustration That's what it's all about.