all-out

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. 2001.

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

  • all-out war — {n.} Total war including civilian casualties as opposed to a war that is limited only to armies. * /Hitler was waging an all out war when he invaded Poland./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all-out war — {n.} Total war including civilian casualties as opposed to a war that is limited only to armies. * /Hitler was waging an all out war when he invaded Poland./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all-out effort — {n.} A great and thorough effort at solving a given problem. * /The President is making an all out effort to convince Congress to pass the pending bill on health care./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all-out effort — {n.} A great and thorough effort at solving a given problem. * /The President is making an all out effort to convince Congress to pass the pending bill on health care./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All Out War (album) — Infobox Album | Name = All Out War Type = EP Artist = Earth Crisis Released = 1992 Recorded = June 1992 Genre = Metalcore Length = 10:31 Label = Victory Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = All Out War (1992) Next album =… …   Wikipedia

  • Out Run — Arcade flyer for Out Run featuring the in game map. Developer(s) Sega AM2 Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

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