"all over" meaning in English

Adverb

  1. Over an entire extent. Tags: idiomatic, not-comparable
    Translations (over an entire extent): kokonaan (Finnish), tout (French), vollständig (German), ganz (German), ganz und gar (German), całkowicie (Polish) Disambiguation of 'over an entire extent': 88 1 1 10
  2. Everywhere. Tags: idiomatic, not-comparable
    Translations (everywhere): kaikkialla (Finnish), kaikkialta (Finnish), kaikkialle (Finnish), partout (French), überall (German), an jeder Stelle (German), an jedem Ort (German), wszędzie (Polish) Disambiguation of 'everywhere': 1 93 5 1
  3. In every way; thoroughly. Tags: idiomatic, not-comparable
    Translations (in every way; thoroughly): (note: täysin (genitive) kaltaista (+ possessive suffix)) (Finnish), tout craché (French), typisch (German), ganz der/die/das (German), totalnie (Polish) Disambiguation of 'in every way; thoroughly': 1 3 96 0
  4. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see all over. Tags: not-comparable
    Categories (kind): English prepositions
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Translations (all over): loppu (Finnish), terminé (French), achevé (French), vorbei (German), skończony (Polish) Disambiguation of 'all over': 51 3 2 43

Preposition

  1. Everywhere; covering completely. Tags: idiomatic
    Translations (all over): ganz ... über (German), vollständig ... über (German) Translations (everywhere; covering completely): جَمِيع أَنْحَاء‎ (jamīʿ ʾanḥāʾ) (Arabic), كُلّ‎ (kull) (Arabic), جميع أنحاء‎ (gamiiʿ ʾanḥaaʾ) [Egyptian-Arabic] (Arabic), yltä päältä (Finnish), ympäri (Finnish), ganz über (German), über ... ganze/n (German), παντού (pantoú) (Greek), air feadh (Scottish Gaelic), över hela (Swedish), khắp (Vietnamese)

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