everything

pronoun ev·ery·thing \ ˈev-rē-ˌthiŋ \

Definition of everything

1 a : 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 conditions
  • all the pains and colds and everything
  • —E. B. White

Examples of everything in a Sentence

  1. People will buy everything she paints.

  2. I didn't agree with everything he said.

  3. What do you buy for the man who has everything?

  4. Tell us everything that happened.

  5. He denied everything about the incident.

  6. She means everything to me.

  7. We're pretty happy with everything right now.

First Known Use of everything

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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EVERYTHING Defined for English Language Learners

everything

Definition of everything for English Language Learners

  • : every thing there is : all that exists

  • : all that is related to a particular subject

  • : all that is important


EVERYTHING Defined for Kids

everything

pronoun ev·ery·thing \ ˈev-rē-ˌthiŋ \

Definition of everything for Students

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


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