What does every mean?

Definitions for everyˈɛv ri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word every.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. every(a)(adj)

    (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception

    "every person is mortal"; "every party is welcome"; "had every hope of success"; "every chance of winning"

  2. every(a)(adj)

    each and all of a series of entities or intervals as specified

    "every third seat"; "every two hours"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Every

    all the parts which compose a whole collection or aggregate number, considered in their individuality, all taken separately one by one, out of an indefinite bumber

  2. Every

    every one. Cf

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Every

    ev′ėr-i, adj. each one of a number: all taken separately.—pron. Ev′erybody, every person.—adj. Ev′eryday, of or belonging to every day, daily: common, usual: pertaining to week-days, in opposition to Sunday.—pron. Ev′erything, all things: all.—advs. Ev′eryway, in every way or respect; Ev′erywhen, at all times; Ev′erywhere, in every place.—Every bit, the whole; Every now and then, or again, at intervals; Every other, every second—e.g. every other day, every alternate day. [A.S. ǽfre, ever, and ǽlc, each.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'every' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #217

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'every' in Written Corpus Frequency: #243

Anagrams for every »

  1. verye

  2. veery

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of every in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of every in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roman Lalich:

    Learn something every, second, every minute, every hour, every day, every month, and every year but remember what the purpose was for learning all those things.

  2. Robert Collier:

    Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginning.

  3. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    It needs every school, every university, every college, every community to recognize they have a role to play, we all have a role to play in stopping people from having their minds poisoned by this appalling death cult.

  4. W. Edwards Deming:

    What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for individual competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole on a win-win basis.

  5. Devan Dubnyk:

    You learn to win in every different kind of way and every different kind of situation, we've been doing that through this run here, and it just makes you feel like going into every game like you can win every game. That's a fun way to play hockey. That's a really nice feeling, and we're going to hold onto it and keep working to keep that feeling.

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