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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — adjective 1. ) an all out effort involves all of someone s energy, strength, and determination: There was an all out push to get the applications in on time. 2. ) an all out war or attack involves all the forces that are available: an all out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • all-out — adj [only before noun] done in a very determined way, and involving a lot of energy or anger all out war/attack/offensive etc ▪ an all out effort to win >all out adv ▪ Canada will have to go all out on the ice if they want to win …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

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

  • all-out — also all out ADJ: ADJ n You use all out to describe actions that are carried out in a very energetic and determined way, using all the resources available. He launched an all out attack on his critics. ...an all out effort to bring the fire under …   English 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 — 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 was very tired …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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 was very tired …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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

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