all told


Definition of all told

: with everything or everyone taken into account : in all expecting eight guests all told

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Examples of all told in a Sentence

all told, we made $14.64

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But THEN…out of nowhere, we were all told to make room, to spread out and make a circle for a presentation. Vogue, "Chance the Rapper Shares the First Photos From His Wedding," 11 Mar. 2019 The undercover detective and Lulu discuss the remaining payment – all told, $3,000 in cash, watches, jewelry and Ramon's white pickup truck. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, "Former boxer marked for murder goes undercover to catch the person who wanted him dead," 20 July 2019 On Wednesday, the hotels nearest the Area 51 Alien Center, the official starting point identified on the Facebook event, all told TIME that it’s business as usual for their reservations in September. Raisa Bruner, Time, "How the Area 51 Raid Meme Became the Biggest Joke in the Galaxy," 17 July 2019 Warren to Cleveland Heights, Ravenna to Upper Sandusky, there were 16 all told over Armstrong’s first 14 years. Jamie Turner,, "How Neil Armstrong earned the moon landing’s lead role: Apollo 11 at 50," 16 July 2019 Cox and his associates repeated the scam dozens of times; all told, his business was responsible for at least $12 million in bad loans. Rachel Monroe, The Atlantic, "The True-Crime Writer in Cellblock B4," 16 July 2019 But all told, this is a good deal on a more pleasing way to play Zelda or Tetris 99. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "Dealmaster: Get a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for $50," 18 June 2019 In the death most widely agonized, champion filly Go For Wand crumpled to the dirt in the Distaff at Belmont Park in 1990, horrifying witnesses on a day that cost three contestants, all told. Chuck Culpepper And Jacob Bogage,, "Breeders’ Cup will remain at Santa Anita, where 30 horses have died since Christmas," 28 June 2019 The never-ending stories of the psychological stresses and success of one kid’s toys, the films in the franchise have always been class acts, earning nine Oscar nominations all told and winning best animated feature for the previous entry in 2011. Kenneth Turan, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ grows up but still keeps the joy of toys," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of all told

1814, in the meaning defined above

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