altogether meaning

[ ˌɔ:ltə'geðə ] Pronunciation:   "altogether" in a sentence
Adverb: altogether  `oltu'gedhu(r)
  1. To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
    "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"
    - wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, whole 
  2. With everything included or counted
    "altogether he earns close to a million dollars"
    - all told, in all 
  3. With everything considered (and neglecting details)
    "altogether, I'm sorry it happened"
    - all in all, on the whole, tout ensemble
Noun: altogether  `oltu'gedhu(r)
  1. Informal term for nakedness
    "in the altogether"
    - raw, birthday suit

Derived forms: altogethers

Type of: nakedness, nudeness, nudity

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  1. it was a magnificent place altogether.
  2. altogether we caught ten golden monkeys.
  3. i don't altogether think i ought to go.
  4. good . how much does that come to altogether.
  5. you are altogether backward, and below the mark.

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