all-
or allo- combining form Etymology: Greek, from allos other — more at else 1. other ; different ; atypical <
allogamous
>
<
allotropy
>
2. (allo-) isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound) <
allopurinol
>
3. (allo-) being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language <
allophone
>

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  • all — [ ɔl ] function word, quantifier *** All can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable or plural noun): They had given up all hope. All children deserve encouragement. as a predeterminer (followed by a word such… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • All — All, a. [OE. al, pl. alle, AS. eal, pl. ealle, Northumbrian alle, akin to D. & OHG. al, Ger. all, Icel. allr. Dan. al, Sw. all, Goth. alls; and perh. to Ir. and Gael. uile, W. oll.] 1. The whole quantity, extent, duration, amount, quality, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All — All, adv. 1. Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement. And cheeks all pale. Byron. [1913 Webster] Note: In the ancient phrases, all too dear, all too much, all so long, etc., this word …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All — All, n. 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. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All — All. Aller, alle, alles, ein Wort, welches in den meisten Fällen den Begriff der Allgemeinheit ausdrucket, und in dreyerley Gestalt üblich ist. I. * Als ein Umstandswort, welches dessen ursprüngliche Gestalt ist, der Zahl, Menge und innern Stärke …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • All — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • All — steht für: umgangssprachliche Kurzform für das Weltall bzw. das Universum ALL ist die Abkürzung für: Akute lymphatische Leukämie Albanischer Lek, die albanische Währung nach ISO 4217 ALL (Band), eine amerikanische Punkrock Band América Latina… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • all- — [o:l US o:l] prefix 1.) consisting of or made of only one kind of thing ▪ an all male club ▪ an all wool coat 2.) all day/all night continuing for the whole day or night ▪ an all day seminar ▪ an all night café …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • all- — [o:l US o:l] prefix 1.) consisting of or made of only one kind of thing ▪ an all male club ▪ an all wool coat 2.) all day/all night continuing for the whole day or night ▪ an all day seminar ▪ an all night café …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • all — RIGHT loc.adv. 1. De acord, în ordine. 2. Cu siguranţă, sigur. 3. Binişor, satisfăcător. [pr. engl.: ólraĩt] (engl. all right, din all = tot şi right = corect) [Cuvinte străine (recent intrate în limbă), pp. 1046 1052; def., et. MW] Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • all- — [ ɔl ] prefix 1. ) only: used with many adjectives and nouns to show that something includes only the type of thing or person mentioned: an all female band an all star team 2. ) whole: used with many nouns to show that something includes the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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