everything Definition

  • 1all things; all the things of a group or class
  • 2all that is important; all that is needed

Using everything: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "everything" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She gave up everything to follow her dreams.

  • Example

    He knows everything about cars.

  • Example

    I will do everything I can to help you.

  • Example

    Everything is going well so far.

everything Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for everything

  • all
  • the whole lot
  • the entirety

Phrases with everything

  • to be very important or valuable to someone


    My family is everything to me.

  • almost everything imaginable


    When she went on vacation, she brought everything but the kitchen sink.

  • everything that exists or is possible


    We talked about everything under the sun.


Summary: everything in Brief

The word 'everything' [ˈɛvrɪθɪŋ] refers to all things or all things of a group or class. It can also mean all that is important or needed. Examples include 'She gave up everything to follow her dreams.' and 'He knows everything about cars.' Phrases include 'be everything to someone,' meaning to be very important, and 'everything under the sun,' meaning everything that exists or is possible.

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