ev·​ery·​thing | \ ˈev-rē-ˌthiŋ How to pronounce everything (audio) \

Definition of everything

1a : all that exists
b : all that relates to the subject
2 : all that is important you mean everything to me
3 : all sorts of other things used to indicate related but unspecified events, facts, or conditionsall the pains and colds and everything— E. B. White

Examples of everything in a Sentence

People will buy everything she paints. I didn't agree with everything he said. What do you buy for the man who has everything? Tell us everything that happened. He denied everything about the incident. She means everything to me. We're pretty happy with everything right now.
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First Known Use of everything

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Cite this Entry

“Everything.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everything. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of everything

: every thing there is : all that exists
: all that is related to a particular subject
: all that is important


ev·​ery·​thing | \ ˈev-rē-ˌthiŋ How to pronounce everything (audio) \

Kids Definition of everything

: all that exists or is important Everything is all ready.

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