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    Definition of of all in English Dictionary

  • AdverbSUF-all
    1. Used as an intensifier with superlative forms of adjectives.
      1. Best of all was the bicycle I got.   First of all, I'd like to thank my agent.   He was the greatest playwright of all. ‎
    2. Used as an intensifier with nouns to denote being ultimate.
      1. Of all the queer collections of humans outside of a crazy asylum, it seemed to me this sanitarium was the cup winner. […] When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • As a main tool for our analysis, we determine the stabilizers, and we establish the polystability of all the mentioned forms and tensors (including the generic ones).
      • The third member of the section is the royal antelope (N. pygmæus) of the Guinea coast, which is the smallest of all the Ruminants, standing only 12 inches at the shoulder.
      • An extended phase diagram describing the regions of stability of all known types of DWs in permalloy nanostrips is provided.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Of all the inventors to obtain patents, only a few have really built a better mousetrap.
      • Of all Infirmityes belonginge to us I hould those woorst that will not lett a man Rest in his bedd a-nights.
      • Of all the opinions, this one instanced in by you is in your judgment the truest.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • He is at most a confus'd and wild Christian, not specializ'd, by any forme, but capable of all.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Adverbs
        • Prepositions
          • Prepositional phrases
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        1. en of all loves
        2. en of all people
        3. en of all things
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        Meaning of of all for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "of all" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also an adverb. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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