everything Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “everything” in the English Dictionary

"everything" in British English

See all translations

everythingpronoun

uk   us   /ˈev.ri.θɪŋ/
A2 all things: You can't ​blame him for everything. He's ​obsessed with Britney Spears and ​collects anything and everything ​connected with her. Jane's been ​unfaithful to Jim three ​times, but he still ​loves her in ​spite of everything. Money isn't everything (= the most ​important thing). His ​children are everything to him (= the most ​importantpart of his ​life). Have you been ​crying? Is everything all ​right? The ​thieves took everything. We did everything we could to ​save her but she ​died. We shall do everything necessary to ​bring the ​murderer to ​justice. They're very ​busy with ​their new ​house and everything (= all the things ​connected with it).

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of everything from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"everything" in American English

See all translations

everythingpronoun

 us   /ˈev·riˌθɪŋ/
all things: They ​lost everything in the ​fire. In ​spite of everything, I still ​love him. The ​price of ​gasolineaffects everything ​else. "Is everything all ​right?" "Everything is ​fine." Money isn’t everything (= it is not the only ​important thing). Her ​children are everything to her (= the most ​importantpart of her ​life). They’re very ​busy with ​their new ​house and everything (= all the things ​connected with it).
(Definition of everything from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “everything”
in Arabic كُلّ شَيء…
in Korean 모든 것…
in Portuguese tudo…
in Catalan tot…
in Japanese 全てのもの、こと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 每件事, 所有事物, 一切…
in Turkish her şey…
in Russian всё…
in Chinese (Traditional) 每件事, 所有事物, 一切…
in Italian tutto, ogni cosa…
in Polish wszystko…
What is the pronunciation of everything?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More