Definition of all (of) the time
- You can't be right all of the time.
- "Do you ever take the subway to work?" "Yeah, all the time."
- The police knew all the time who was guilty.
: the whole amount, quantity, or extent of
: as much as possible
: every member or individual component of
: wholly, quite
: selected as the best (as at a sport) within an area or organization
: only, exclusively
: the whole number, quantity, or amount : totality
used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness
: everybody, everything
: the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy
: other : different : atypical
: isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound)
: being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language
: the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues : duration
: a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future
: to arrange or set the time of : schedule
: to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time
: to set the tempo, speed, or duration of
: of or relating to time
: recording time
: timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment
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