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ˈɛv riev·ery

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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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. every

    All of a specific.

    Every moment on earth is a moment to enjoy and to focus on the specific goals we choose to achieve

    Submitted by MaryC on August 15, 2020  
  2. every

    The whole amount.

    Every political party is united working together for the benefit of every human being.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

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

How to pronounce every?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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

Examples of every in a Sentence

  1. The IEA:

    Any changes to our current 2016 global demand outlook are now more likely to be upwards than downwards, as gasoline demand grows strongly in nearly every key market, more than offsetting weakness in middle distillates, slower demand growth in OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries is not unexpected; it represents a return to the norm.

  2. Kelvin Cochran:

    This happened to me, but it's really not about me, it's a warning to every American that freedom of speech and freedom of religion are hanging by a thread, which will snap if we don't fight to preserve these cherished protections.

  3. Zeke Emanuel:

    Well, they violated almost every rule you could. I saw that presser, there were crowds. They were there together for a long time and... they were very close together, patting each other on the back, often shaking hands. No masks and speaking into each other's faces.

  4. Pete Blair:

    It's all very situationally based, so I don't know if you can really say this is the best technique to do every time, what you're saying instead is more that this is a technique that works in this particular circumstance.

  5. Iraqi Sunnis:

    Needless to say, you all know the kidnappings, evictions, killings of Sunnis that happen every day in Baghdad, thousands and thousands.

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