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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