Everything

Definitions

  • Everything vanished and, instead, there appeared a pretty little peasant's cottage
    Everything vanished and, instead, there appeared a pretty little peasant's cottage
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Everything Whatever pertains to the subject under consideration; all things. "More wise, more learned, more just, more everything ."
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The gondola is the centre of everything; it is Venice and a living creature besides The gondola is the centre of everything; it is Venice and a living creature besides
A Place for Everything A Place for Everything
"EVERYTHING WAS BLOWN TO PIECES." "EVERYTHING WAS BLOWN TO PIECES."

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The term, "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye" is from Ancient Rome. The only rule during wrestling matches was, "No eye gouging." Everything else was allowed, but the only way to be disqualified is to poke someone's eye out.
    • n everything All things, taken separately; any total or aggregate, considered with reference to its constituent parts; each separate item or particular: as, everything in the house or in the world; everything one says or does.
    • n everything That which is important in the highest degree: as, it will be everything to him to get this office.
    • n everything Very much; a great deal: as, he thinks everything of her.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Those British are sophisticated people, in almost everything except their choice of coffee. They still drink instant ten-to-one over fresh brewed.
    • pron Everything all things: all
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Quotations

  • Sodo
    Sodo
    “In my hut this spring, there is nothing -- there is everything!”
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne%20Dyer
    “Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.”
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    “In America everything's about who's number one today.”
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Fyodor%20Dostoevsky
    “If there is no God, everything is permitted.”
  • Lord Henry P. Brougham
    Lord Henry P. Brougham
    “It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.”
  • John Kieran
    John Kieran
    “I am a part of everything that I have read.”

Idioms

Everything but the kitchen sink - If people include everything but the kitchen sink, they include every possibility, regardless of whether they are useful.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ǽfre, ever, and ǽlc, each.

Usage

In literature:

Say everything to Mac and Stanny, more than everything!
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Deprived of everything that makes life amusing?
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
She had seen everything and done everything.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
To have the acres without the acre-laden brains, is, he thinks, everything.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
I see everything in him.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Everything was quiet and deserted; but a shooting star announced that in heaven there was yet life.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
They do together everything children can do.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
When the casket is everything, the casket should be strong, or else all is over.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
You're everything to me, everything.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
If I had and he had come to me, I should have told him everything and implored him to marry me.
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
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In poetry:

"Stamp tax, land tax,
Tax on wedding ring,
High tax, low tax,
Tax on everything!"
"The Final Tax" by Ellis Parker Butler
I wanted you so intensely,
You before anything…
Just so within everything,
Just so without,
Day, night.
"Sisyphus" by Ozdemir Asaf
And really they were everything
That children ought to be;
And well may be examples now
For little you–and me.
"A Genteel Family" by Kate Greenaway
I've seen no place more peaceful,
no place I hold more dear:
ice-cold Eiríkur's Glacier
knows everything spoken here.
"Sheepfold Tarn" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
There seems a moving life to-day
In everything I see,
The stream that laughs and leaps away,
The grass beside the tree;
"Summer Dreamings" by Alexander Anderson
I pray the prayer of Plato old:
God make thee beautiful within,
And let thine eyes the good behold
In everything save sin!
"My Namesake" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

I love songs that can take you back to a place in your life that everything was perfect.
I think it's safe to say I've done a little bit of everything in RC.
Dear Lauri, I have a reoccurring dream that I am trying to drive down the road but everything is so blurry .
2, 2012) Celebrating everything that makes it both wild and woodsy, Rio Dell gets its romp on this week with Wildwood Days.
Jeremy Boes ' repair shop repairs everything from autos to over-the-road semi trucks.
Verizon's Share Everything plan looks like it's good for the company's shares, too.
This vintage and classic car boneyard in Phoenix is better than Disneyland and everything is for sale.
After all, doesn't just about everything we learn about sex come from experimentation.
Some, like myself, are throwbacks and use a paper calendar to write everything down.
After trying just about everything everything else to survive, St Mark's Bookshop is finally turning to crowdfunding.
The usual stuff—the Mayor, the budget, the at-large election, the government shutdown, the weather—almost everything but Charlie Sheen.
That bot in the Apple iPhone who goes and gets everything for you.
The annual AACA swap meet in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is often gleefully recalled, with whimsical tales of cars, parts and everything else remotely associated with the automobile.
It was everything from how to ink the best players to how to deal with Achilles' injuries.
Everything she sings sounds clean and pure.
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In science:

So far, everything has been calculated for the chiral fields.
Two dimensional fractional supersymmetric conformal field theories and the two point functions
CPl is a minimal property that guarantees that when conditioning on V , everything is relativized to V .
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Putting everything together, we can now write A(L, Γ) = Γf (Γ2/L), which immediately implies a scaling form for the conductivity: σ ′ (ω , L) = ΓωΘ(Γ2 ω /L).
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
Remove x1 and everything dependent on it and sample again to get x2 .
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
We have not tried to state here everything in its strongest form.
Sextactic points on a simple closed curve
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