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pronunciation:
awl
parts of speech:
adjective, pronoun, noun, adverb
phrases:
at all
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: the whole of or every one of.
I waited all week for her call.All men are created equal.
synonyms:
complete, entire, every, full, total, whole
antonyms:
no, none
similar words:
comprehensive, universal
definition 2: any.
They gave up all hope of getting there in time.
synonyms:
any
similar words:
each
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: each of the people or things being talked about.
The boat they were on sank, but all were saved.
synonyms:
everybody, everyone, everything, whole
antonyms:
none
definition 2: everything.
All is quiet tonight.
synonyms:
everybody, everyone, everything, whole
antonyms:
nothing
 
part of speech: noun
definition: everything a person has to give.
The soldiers gave it their all but lost the battle.
synonyms:
total
phrase: at all
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: completely.
She is all wrong.
synonyms:
altogether, completely, entirely, quite, totally, wholly
similar words:
comprehensively, exceedingly, very
definition 2: each.
The score was two all.
synonyms:
apiece, each
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word awl (a tool for making holes)? All and awl sound alike but have different meanings.