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 — all your effort, go all out    We looked day and night for the lost girl. It was an all out effort …   English idioms

  • 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 — adjective (only before noun) an all out effort or attack involves a lot of energy, determination, or anger: fears of an all out war all out adverb: Canada will have to go all out on the ice if they want to win …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

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