using all one's resources; complete; total:
an all-out effort.
adj. use of
unstinting, exhaustive, unremitting.
using one's maximum powers:
an all-out effort
to one's maximum effort or capacity:
he went all out on the home stretch
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He's an incredible president who for the first time has declared all-out war on the guerrillas.
The immune system then kicks in, and the body and the virus wage all-out war.
Newspapers were mildly concerned about falling circulation rather than in an all-out panic about imminent collapse.
It's an all-out commitment to keeping our promises to the seniors and the sick.
Wal-Mart has responded with an all-out push meant to overwhelm and outmaneuver its far less deep-pocketed opposition.
Public universities across the country are engaged in an all-out war for out-of-state students.
Neither side wears uniforms, but it is an all-out war for valuable territory.