all better (now)

all better (now)

Fully healed, fixed, or cured. You'll feel all better after you have some chicken soup. Jenny just got her cast off, so she must be all better now. A: "Were you able to fix the TV?" B: "Yep, it's all better now!"
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all better (now)

improved or cured. (Juvenile.) I fell off my tricycle and bumped my knee. Mommy kissed it, and it's all better now.
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all better

Completely healed or cured, as in Once we've bandaged it up, you'll be all better. This term is often used to comfort a child who has been hurt. It uses all in the sense of "entirely" and better in the sense of "cured." The usage has been in the language since a.d. 1000.
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