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. Nanfu Wang:

    Every woman has almost gone through a forced abortion or forced sterilization, sometimes the babies...they were born alive, and because of the policy and her job, she had to kill them after they were born alive, and she is reallytraumatized because of that.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Inspiration often precedes uncommon motivation i.e. behind every exceptional motivation there is an inspiration. Guess what? Inspirations are ceaseless until you give over i.e. until you quit inspiring those that need them. Yes, the more you inspire others the more inspirations you will encounter. I mean, inspiring others continually is similar to the law of giving which states that, the more you give out cheerfully, the more you will receive in return.

  3. Brad Raffensperger:

    I'm going to make sure we count every legal, lawful vote and we're not going to count any illegal votes, my record will stand on itself. We have done a great job.

  4. Attorney Robert Driscoll:

    These inmates are locked up and enclosed in a steel door cage the size of a parking space, deprived of any meaningful human contact or sensory stimulation for 22 hours a day, every day, with no release date in sight.

  5. Frank Melum:

    Many of the 2030 targets reflect policies that have already been adopted, for example renewable targets and power plant regulations, so in a way countries are promising what they are fairly confident they can deliver on, ambitions could increase should they take on new measures, but for every percentage point it will get harder.

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