all embracing


all embracing
Synonyms and related words:
absolute, aggregate, all, all-comprehending, all-comprehensive, all-covering, all-encompassing, all-filling, all-including, all-inclusive, all-out, all-pervading, allover, born, broad-based, catholic, clean, clear, comprehensive, congenital, consummate, cosmopolitan, country-wide, deep-dyed, downright, dyed-in-the-wool, ecumenic, egregious, entire, exhaustive, galactic, global, gross, heaven-wide, holistic, inclusive, integral, integrated, intensive, international, national, nondenominational, nonsectarian, omnibus, omnipresent, one, one and indivisible, out-and-out, outright, perfect, pervasive, plain, planetary, plumb, pure, radical, regular, sheer, straight, sweeping, thorough, thoroughgoing, through-and-through, total, ubiquitous, unconditional, universal, unmitigated, unqualified, unreserved, unrestricted, utter, veritable, whole, wholesale, world-wide

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • all-embracing — adj. 1. 1 broad in scope or content. Syn: all inclusive, across the board, blanket(prenominal), broad, complete, global, panoptic, wide [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all-embracing — all′ embrac′ing adj. applying to all or everything; all inclusive: an all embracing philosophy[/ex] • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • all-embracing — all em bracing adj including everyone or everything ▪ an all embracing vision of society …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • all-embracing — index composite, comprehensive, inclusive, nonsectarian, omnibus, prevailing (current), prevalent …   Law dictionary

  • all-embracing — adjective broad in scope or content across the board pay increases an all embracing definition blanket sanctions against human rights violators an invention with broad applications a panoptic study of Soviet nationality T.G.Winner granted him… …   Useful english dictionary

  • all-embracing — ADJ GRADED Something that is all embracing includes or affects everyone or everything. His hospitality was instantaneous and all embracing. Syn: all encompassing …   English dictionary

  • all-embracing — /awl em bray sing/, adj. covering or applying to all; all inclusive; blanket: an all embracing definition. Also, all encompassing. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • all-embracing — adjective Date: circa 1649 complete, sweeping < an all embracing theory > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all-embracing — adjective including everyone or everything: an all embracing vision of the cosmos …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • all-embracing — all em|bra|cing [ ,ɔl ım breısıŋ ] adjective including everything or everyone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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