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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Using all available means or resources: an all-out sprint; an all-out conservation program.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. using every available means
  • adj. covering all aspects without exception
  • adv. In a manner in which one uses every available means, sparing no effort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. using all available resources.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. using all available resources

Etymologies

all + out (Wiktionary)

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  • to give it your all, using all available means or resources

    August 9, 2009