Definition of every one in English:

every one


  • Each one.

    • ‘We then got to meet the children and from this point on we were just smitten with every one of them.’
    • ‘He commemorated the event by kissing every one of the female members of the European party he could find.’
    • ‘Let me go and get hit by a bus and I'll bet you they release every one of those records as an album and people will buy them.’
    • ‘The content of each book has been designed by a student from Glasgow School of Art so that every one is unique.’
    • ‘He wrote a lot more than I do; but there they are and every one is pretty much worth its place in the book.’
    • ‘She's never wanted to have a job because she's loathed every one she's ever done.’
    • ‘Baths and showers are torment, as after every one the itch is worse, the dryness more extreme.’
    • ‘It certainly was an honour, but it is up to every one of us to make sure we help our fellow citizens.’
    • ‘George is the survivor, the cat with nine lives, and he has an autobiography for every one of them.’
    • ‘Each and every one of them appears to be trying to fool the populace into believing that potty training is fun.’
    • ‘Such protection against enemy fire means every one of the troops returns from the raid uninjured.’
    • ‘Look how the sun warms every one of us in the morning with its soft dappled beams.’
    • ‘They sit at the top of every one of your pages and they're designed to make it easy to spot things when you bookmark them.’
    • ‘This is what we expected from every one of the lectures and we were surprised to find that didn't happen.’
    • ‘Each and every one of the victories was in the balance right up to the final whistle.’
    • ‘It is up to every one of us to explore ways and means of cutting down on the contents of our garbage bin.’
    • ‘No one is making excuses for that; every one of those lives lost is a catastrophe.’
    • ‘I've only got a limited amount of races left in my career and every one counts.’
    • ‘We parried with all the other reasons people might have weblogs, and he met and challenged me on every one.’
    • ‘For every one of these bags you imagine a few more grey hairs, a few more lines etched deeper into the forehead.’
    every one, each one, each and every one, one and all, all, the whole lot
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The pronoun everyone, meaning ‘every person,’ is spelled as one word: everyone had a great time at the party. The pronoun every one, meaning ‘each one,’ is spelled as two words: he visited every one of those countries many times