Definition of All-out

1. Adjective. Using all available resources. "A full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants"

Exact synonyms: Full-scale
Similar to: Complete



Definition of All-out

1. Adjective. using every available means ¹

2. Adjective. covering all aspects without exception ¹

3. Adverb. In a manner in which one uses every available means, sparing no effort. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of All-out

all-in
all-in-one
all-in-ones
all-in wrestling
all-inclusive
all-ins
all-knowing
all-mains(a)
all-night
all-night-man
all-nighter
all-nighters
all-or-none law
all-or-nothing
all-or-nothing phenomenon
all-out (current term)
all-outer
all-over
all-over oneself
all-overish
all-overishness
all-powerful
all-purpose
all-round
all-round(a)
all-round education
all-rounder
all-rounders
all-seater stadium
all-seeing

Literary usage of All-out

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"... at the University—that when they were inside his lodgings, he said : " Thank God, you're all in," and when they were gone; "Thank God, you're all out. ..."

2. A journal or historical account of the life, travels, sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1836)
"that endureth and beareth all things; which Word of patience the devil, and the world, and all his instruments can never wear out; it will wear them all out ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"But it is no marvel, when we see all out as great effects amongst Christians themselves ; how are those Anabaptists, Arians, and Papists above the rest, ..."

4. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1831)
"... my compliments to dear Mrs. Boswell; and tell her, that I hope to be wanting in nothing that I can contribute to bring you all out of your troubles. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1847)
"ЛИ out! all out! Start up the engine's rattling wheels, , Foreman, ... J All out 1 all out!' WE have had occasion, two or three times recently, ..."

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