Definitions for altogether

Definitions for (noun) altogether

Main entry: altogether, birthday suit, raw

Definition: informal terms for nakedness

Usage: in the raw; in the altogether; in his birthday suit

Definitions for (adv) altogether

Main entry: all, altogether, totally, entirely, completely, whole, wholly

Definition: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

Usage: he was wholly convinced; entirely satisfied with the meal; it was completely different from what we expected; was completely at fault; a totally new situation; the directions were all wrong; it was not altogether her fault; an altogether new approach; a whole new idea

Main entry: all told, altogether, in all

Definition: with everything included or counted

Usage: altogether he earns close to a million dollars

Main entry: all in all, altogether, on the whole, tout ensemble

Definition: with everything considered (and neglecting details)

Usage: altogether, I'm sorry it happened; all in all, it's not so bad

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