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1. all-purpose

adjective. ['ˈɔlˈpɝːpəs'] not limited in use or function.

Synonyms

  • general

Antonyms

  • particularity
  • discriminate

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  • pompous

2. all-important

adjective. of the greatest importance.

Synonyms

  • essential
  • important
  • of import
  • all important
  • of the essence

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • inessential
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

3. cure-all

noun. hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists.

Synonyms

  • elixir
  • remedy
  • therapeutic
  • curative
  • nostrum
  • panacea
  • catholicon

Antonyms

  • stay
  • falsify
  • unhealthful

4. purpose

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəs'] an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.

Synonyms

  • will
  • goal
  • design
  • cross-purpose
  • sake
  • idea
  • intention
  • mind
  • view
  • final cause
  • end
  • intent

Antonyms

  • movability
  • unsoundness
  • softness
  • disagree

Etymology

  • purpos (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purposer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • purposen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. purpose

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəs'] what something is used for.

Synonyms

  • use
  • raison d'etre
  • functional
  • nonfunctional
  • function
  • role
  • utility

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • unsteadiness

Etymology

  • purpos (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purposer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • purposen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. purpose

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəs'] the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose.

Synonyms

  • tenacity
  • industriousness
  • persistency
  • firmness
  • tirelessness
  • resolve
  • resolution
  • persistence
  • tenaciousness
  • diligence
  • resoluteness
  • perseverance
  • firmness of purpose
  • doggedness
  • industry
  • determination
  • indefatigability
  • pertinacity

Antonyms

  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • movableness
  • instability

Etymology

  • purpos (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purposer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • purposen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. all-out

adjective. ['ˈɔˈlaʊt'] using all available resources.

Synonyms

  • full-scale

Antonyms

  • incompleteness
  • fractional

8. all

adjective. ['ˈɔl'] quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class.

Synonyms

  • every
  • every last

Antonyms

  • some
  • artifact
  • fractional

9. all

adverb. ['ˈɔl'] to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (whole' is often used informally forwholly').

Synonyms

  • entirely
  • whole
  • completely
  • totally
  • wholly

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • injured
  • diversified
  • unhealthy

10. all

adjective. ['ˈɔl'] completely given to or absorbed by.

Antonyms

  • natural object
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