American English

Definition of everything pronoun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(with a singular verb)
  2. 2all things Everything was gone. When we confronted him, he denied everything. Take this bag, and leave everything else to me. She seemed to have everything—looks, money, intelligence.
  3. 3the situation now; life generally Everything in the capital is now quiet. “How's everything with you?” “Fine, thanks.”
  4. 4the most important thing Money isn't everything. My family means everything to me.
  5. Idioms
    and everything (informal)
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    and so on; and other similar things Do you have his name and address and everything? She told me about the baby and everything.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: everything