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all–around

adjective

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  1. 1 not limited or specialized in application or purpose <an all-around garden rake that adjusts for any raking task, from raking lawns to delicate flower beds> Synonyms all-around (also all-round), all-purpose, catholic, general-purpose, unlimited, unqualified, unrestricted, unspecializedRelated Words mixed-use, multipurpose; broad, wide; nonspecific, unspecified, vagueNear Antonyms bounded, circumscribed, confined, definite, demarcated, determinate, finite, qualified; dedicated, selectiveAntonyms limited, restricted, specialized, technical

  2. 2 relating to the main elements and not to specific details <this saw has the top rating for all-around performance, but for small detail work it might not be your best choice> Synonyms all-around (also all-round), bird's-eye, broad, nonspecific, overallRelated Words comprehensive, inclusive; absolute, boundless, expansive, extensive, infinite, panoramic, sweeping, vast, wide; indeterminate, nebulous, nondescript, vague; nonspecific, unlimited, unrestricted, unspecifiedNear Antonyms limited, restricted, specified; distinct, explicit, precise, sharp; comprehensive, elaborate, full, mapped (out), thorough; enumerated, inventoried, itemized, listed; individual, singular; particular, peculiarAntonyms close-up, delineated, detailed, molecular, particularized, specific

  3. 3 able to do many different kinds of things <an all-around player, as skilled on the pitcher's mound as he is at the batting plate> Synonyms adaptable, all-around (also all-round), protean, universalRelated Words general-purpose, mixed-use, multipurpose; well-rounded; able, ace, adept, experienced, expert, masterful, proficient, skilled, skillful; adjustable, alterable, changeable, elastic, flexible, fluid, malleable, modifiable, plastic, pliable, pliant, supple, variableNear Antonyms limited; amateur, inexperienced



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