What does every mean?

Definitions for every
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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say every in sign language?

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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. Ted Alcorn of Everytown:

    So much about law is about setting cultural norms, just like the reasons you stop at red lights and don't speed isn't because there's a traffic cop behind every corner.

  2. Eric Schmitt-Matzen:

    I spent four years in the Army with the 75th Rangers, and I’ve seen my share of [ stuff ], but I ran by the nurses ’ station bawling my head off. I know nurses and doctors see things like that every day, but I don’t know how they can take it.

  3. Alan Maisel:

    Everybody ate anchovies, also, every meal, they have the plant rosemary in almost everything they cook with.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    We are going to compete for every vote in every state, we are not taking anything and we aren't taking anything for granted.

  5. Milagros Bosse:

    I'm at the point now where all I want to do is cry, i can't. I have four angels who look at me every day and ask,' Mami, are we going to be OK ?' With a straight face, I look at them and say we're going to be fine. I have tears in my eyes, but I can't break down because of them.

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