everything
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɛvɹiθɪŋ/
Pronoun
  1. (literally) All the things under discussion.
    I checked the list again and everything is done.
    Thank you for everything you've done for us.
  2. (colloquial, hyperbole) Many or most things.
    upright A:What do you want to do at the amusement park?
    upright B:Everything!
    I did everything today - washed the dishes, cut the lawn, did the laundry.
  3. (colloquial) A state of well-being (from all parts of the whole).
    She wasn't feeling well this morning but now everything is fine.
    Since the company lost its best customer everything has gotten worse.
  4. (colloquial) Considerable effort.
    It took everything in me to resist the temptation to skip work on my birthday.
  5. (colloquial) The most important thing.
    I can't believe I made it in time - timing is everything!
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