Synonyms of all in English:

all


See definition of all

determiner

1‘all the children went’

SYNONYMS

each of, each one of the, every one of the, every single one of the

every, each and every, every single

ANTONYMS

no

2‘the sun shone all week’

SYNONYMS

the whole of the, every bit of the, the complete, the entire, the totality of the

in its entirety

ANTONYMS

none of the

3‘in all honesty’

SYNONYMS

complete, entire, total, full, utter, perfect, all-out, maximum

ANTONYMS

no, little


pronoun

1‘all are welcome’

SYNONYMS

everyone, everybody, each person, every person, the lot, the whole lot

ANTONYMS

none, nobody

2‘all of the cups were broken’

SYNONYMS

each one, each thing, the sum, the total, the whole lot

ANTONYMS

none

3‘they took all of it’

SYNONYMS

everything, every part, the whole amount, the total amount, the lot, the whole lot, the entirety, the sum total, the aggregate

ANTONYMS

none, nothing


adverb

1‘he was dressed all in black’

SYNONYMS

completely, fully, entirely, totally, wholly, absolutely, utterly, outright, thoroughly, altogether, quite, in every respect, in all respects, without reservation, without exception

ANTONYMS

partly, not at all


Phrases

    all and sundry

      ‘they walk out and decry what they've seen to all and sundry’

      SYNONYMS

      everyone, everybody, every person, each person, each one, each and every one, all, one and all, the whole world, the world at large, the public, the general public, people everywhere

      informal

      every Tom, Dick, and Harry, every man jack, every mother's son

    all but

      ‘the entire nation was limited to three weekly gallons, making long-distance travel by car all but impossible’

      SYNONYMS

      nearly, almost, just about, about, more or less, practically, virtually, as good as, next to, close to, near, nigh on, not far from, not far off, to all intents and purposes, approaching, bordering on, verging on, nearing

      roughly, approximately

      not quite

      informal

      pretty nearly, pretty much, pretty well

      literary

      well-nigh

    all for

      ‘I'm all for genetic engineering to remove diseases’

      SYNONYMS

      in favour of, pro, for, giving support to, giving backing to, right behind, encouraging of, approving of, sympathetic to

      ANTONYMS

      against

    all in all

      ‘all in all, I think this is a thorough report’

      SYNONYMS

      all things considered, considering everything, on the whole, taking everything into account, taking everything into consideration, at the end of the day, when all's said and done