all-out
all-out all-out adj. 1. 1 using all available resources. all-out war

Syn: full-scale. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • all-out — UK US /ˈɔːlˌaʊt/ adjective [before noun] ► complete and using as much effort as possible: »an all out price war/trade war an all out bid/campaign/effort »US trade officials are making an all out effort to promote commercial relations with Brazil …   Financial and business terms

  • all-out — index outright Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • all out — {adv. phr.}, {informal} With all your strength, power, or determination; to the best of your ability; without holding back. Usually used in the phrase go all out . * /We went all out to win the game./ * /John went all out to finish the job and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all out — {adv. phr.}, {informal} With all your strength, power, or determination; to the best of your ability; without holding back. Usually used in the phrase go all out . * /We went all out to win the game./ * /John went all out to finish the job and… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all-out — 1. adjective a) using every available means They were planning to launch an all out attack against the enemy. b) covering all aspects without exception This book is an all out examination of a very important issue in our community. See Also: full …   Wiktionary

  • All out — Lexique du cricket Le cricket est un sport qui dispose d un lexique complexe : les termes techniques et expressions qu on y emploie de manière spécifique sont nombreux[1]. Sommaire : Haut A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Wikipédia en Français

  • all-out — /awl owt /, adj. using all one s resources; complete; total: an all out effort. [1905 10; adj. use of all out utterly, completely, ME al out] Syn. unstinting, exhaustive, unremitting. * * * …   Universalium

  • all-out — adjective Date: 1908 1. made with maximum effort ; thoroughgoing < an all out effort to win the contest > 2. full blown 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all out — adverb Date: 1895 with full determination or enthusiasm ; with maximum effort used chiefly in the phrase go all out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all-out — adj. All out is used with these nouns: ↑assault, ↑attack, ↑blitz, ↑brawl, ↑effort, ↑offensive, ↑strike, ↑war …   Collocations dictionary

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