all out
The state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.
2. adverb
a) With maximum effort.
b) Without regard for risk.

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  • all-out — UK US /ˈɔːlˌaʊt/ adjective [before noun] ► complete and using as much effort as possible: »an all out price war/trade war an all out bid/campaign/effort »US trade officials are making an all out effort to promote commercial relations with Brazil …   Financial and business terms

  • all-out — adjective 1. ) an all out effort involves all of someone s energy, strength, and determination: There was an all out push to get the applications in on time. 2. ) an all out war or attack involves all the forces that are available: an all out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • all-out — adj [only before noun] done in a very determined way, and involving a lot of energy or anger all out war/attack/offensive etc ▪ an all out effort to win >all out adv ▪ Canada will have to go all out on the ice if they want to win …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • all-out — adj. 1. 1 using all available resources. all out war Syn: full scale. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all-out — all your effort, go all out    We looked day and night for the lost girl. It was an all out effort …   English idioms

  • all-out — all out·er; all out; …   English syllables

  • all-out — all′ out adj. using all one s resources; complete • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • all-out — index outright Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • all-out — also all out ADJ: ADJ n You use all out to describe actions that are carried out in a very energetic and determined way, using all the resources available. He launched an all out attack on his critics. ...an all out effort to bring the fire under …   English dictionary

  • all-out — UK / US adjective 1) an all out effort involves all of someone s energy, strength, and determination There was an all out push to get the applications in on time. 2) an all out war or attack involves all the forces that are available an all out… …   English dictionary

  • all-out — adjective (only before noun) an all out effort or attack involves a lot of energy, determination, or anger: fears of an all out war all out adverb: Canada will have to go all out on the ice if they want to win …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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