What does all hands on deck mean?

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  1. all hands on deck(Interjection)

    An order, on board ship, for all seamen of all watches to muster on deck immediately; normally shortened to "All hands"

Editors Contribution

  1. all hands on deck

    Spiritually “All Hands on Deck” means that the churches, Pastors and the communities should all be working together for the mission that Jesus gave his disciples in Matthew 28:16-20. The Great Commission is the foundation for evangelism and cross-cultural missions work to bring in the unsaved.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of all hands on deck in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of all hands on deck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Republican Governor Mike Pence:

    This is all hands on deck.

  2. Chuck Wolfe:

    It's been all hands on deck.

  3. Liza Dougherty:

    There is an all-hands-on-deck mentality.

  4. Anthon St Maarten:

    Empaths did not come into this world to be victims, we came to be warriors. Be brave. Stay strong. We need all hands on deck.

  5. John Wraith:

    It was a skeleton staff (overnight), but shock was the first reaction and it was all hands on deck to deal with the volatility.

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