Meaning of “all” - Learner’s Dictionary

all

pronoun, determiner us uk /ɔːl/
Extra Examples
Who's drunk all the beer?The story appeared in all the major newspapers.It's been raining hard all day.He's eaten all of the biscuits.Thanks for all your kindness this morning.
EVERY ONE

A1 every person or thing in a group:

We were all dancing.
I've watched all of the programmes in the series.
WHOLE AMOUNT

A2 the whole amount of something:

Who's eaten all the cake?
He spends all of his money on clothes.
WHOLE TIME

A1 the whole of a period of time:

He's been studying all day.
ONLY THING

B1 the only thing:

All I remember is waking up in hospital.
I'm sorry, this is all I can offer you.
at all

B1 in any way:

He hasn't changed at all.
UK Can I help at all?
in all

B2 in total:

There were twenty people at the meeting in all.

(Definition of “all pronoun, determiner” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)