all in all(1)
{n. phr.}, {literary} The person or thing that you love most. * /She was all in all to him./ * /Music was his all in all./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • All in all — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all in all(2) — or[in all] {adv. phr.} When everything is thought about; in summary; altogether. * /All in all, it was a pleasant day s cruise./ * /All in all, the pilot of an airplane must have many abilities and years of experience before he can he appointed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in all(2) — or[in all] {adv. phr.} When everything is thought about; in summary; altogether. * /All in all, it was a pleasant day s cruise./ * /All in all, the pilot of an airplane must have many abilities and years of experience before he can he appointed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in all(1) — {n. phr.}, {literary} The person or thing that you love most. * /She was all in all to him./ * /Music was his all in all./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All in the wind — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in all — {adv. phr.} 1. All being counted; altogether. * /You have four apples and I have three bananas, making seven pieces of fruit in all./ * /In all we did very well./ 2. See: ALL IN ALL(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in all — {adv. phr.} 1. All being counted; altogether. * /You have four apples and I have three bananas, making seven pieces of fruit in all./ * /In all we did very well./ 2. See: ALL IN ALL(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • All in the world — World World, n. [OE. world, werld, weorld, weoreld, AS. weorold, worold; akin to OS. werold, D. wereld, OHG. weralt, worolt, werolt, werlt, G. welt, Icel. ver[ o]ld, Sw. verld, Dan. verden; properly, the age of man, lifetime, humanity; AS. wer a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All in the wind — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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