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altogether

[ awl-tuh-geth-er, awl-tuh-geth-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF altogether
  • adv.as a whole
  • adv.completely

Synonyms for altogether

  • en masse
  • generally
  • all
  • all in all
  • all things considered
  • all told
  • bodily
  • by and large
  • collectively
  • conjointly
  • everything considered
  • everything included
  • for the most part
  • in all
  • in sum
  • in toto
  • on the whole
  • taken together
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Antonyms for altogether

  • incompletely
  • partly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTOGETHER

There was a scar on one cheek, and, altogether, he was not very prepossessing in his appearance.

Still the country was much improved, and not altogether unknown.

The natives met with were friendly, but to us altogether unintelligible.

She was thus extremely unreasonable and altogether charming.

Perhaps the quiet of his boy had not been altogether the quiet of cowardice.

The former fact is not wonderful, the latter not altogether inexplicable.

There is no knowing what altogether unsuitable things men will do!

He was altogether unprepared for the reception which the lily received.

It was plain from his manner that he did not altogether approve.

Somehow, the inflection on the last word did not altogether suggest the ingenuous.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., altogedere, a strengthened form of all (also see together); used in the sense of "a whole" from 1660s. The altogether "nude" is from 1894.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALTOGETHER

a lot

adverbgreatly

birthday suit

nounthe state of having no clothes on
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