Also, all the while. Throughout a specific period, as in All the time the music was playing she tapped her foot, or The baby slept all the while the fire was being put out. [ Late 1400s ]
Continuously, without interruption, as in That old refrigerator is running all the time.
Frequently, repeatedly, as in He goes to that store all the time.
- All the thing
see: all the rage
- All the way
all the way adverb phrase Without reservation; to the end: I’ll back her all the way Related Terms go all the way Also, the whole way. The entire distance, from start to finish, as in He ran all the way home, or The baby cried the whole way home. [ Late 1700s ] Completely, as […]
- All the while
a period or interval of time: to wait a long while; He arrived a short while ago. Archaic. a particular time or occasion. during or in the time that. throughout the time that; as long as. even though; although: While she appreciated the honor, she could not accept the position. at the same time that […]
- All the worse
see: all the , def. 1.