HyperDic: be-all_and_end-all

English > 1 sense of the expression be-all and end-all:
NOUNcognitionbe-all and end-all, be all and end allthe essential factor
English > be-all and end-all: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe essential factor; the all-important element; the supreme aim.
Synonymbe all and end all
Broadercomponent, constituent, element, factor, ingredientAn abstract part of something

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