all present and correct

Definition of all present and correct


  1. —used to say that all the people who are supposed to be at a place or event are there The students are all present and correct.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  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

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

  1. :  something presented :  gift

  1. :  to bring or introduce into the presence of someone especially of superior rank or status

    :  to introduce socially

    :  to bring (something, such as a play) before the public

  1. :  now existing or in progress

    :  being in view or at hand

    :  existing in something mentioned or under consideration

  1. :  present occasion or affair

    :  the present words or statements

    :  the legal instrument or other writing in which these words are used

  1. :  to make or set right :  amend

    :  counteract, neutralize

    :  to alter or adjust so as to bring to some standard or required condition

  1. :  conforming to an approved or conventional standard

    :  conforming to or agreeing with fact, logic, or known truth

    :  conforming to a set figure

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