First Known Use of all-out
Synonymsall-out, arrant, blank, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, very
Related Wordsauthentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrific
Near Antonymsdoubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain
Definition of all out
Examples of all out in a Sentence
went all out for her New Year's Eve party—she even had fireworks!
First Known Use of all out
ALL-OUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of all-out for English Language Learners
: made or done with as much effort as possible
: fully developed
ALL-OUT Defined for Kids
Definition of all-out for Students
- We made an all-out effort to get there on time.
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