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at all events

Definition of at all events

  1. —used to say that what is being said is true no matter what other things may or may not happen or be true <It's possible that she was too nervous to pay close attention. At all events, she does not have all the details quite right.> <It is curious, in any event, why their decision bothers him so much.>



Variants of at all events

or in any event

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

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  1. :  outcome

    :  the final outcome or determination of a legal action

    :  a postulated outcome, condition, or eventuality


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