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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Bell’s contract can be worth as much as $61 million all told. Mark Maske, The Denver Post, "Ezekiel Elliott reaches contract agreement with Dallas Cowboys to end holdout," 4 Sep. 2019 Ms Wang estimates that, all told, the money spent on unofficial gambling is at least five times that wagered on the state lottery. The Economist, "The Chinese state manages the world’s second-biggest lottery industry," 29 Aug. 2019 There's a sense of humor to the techy tunes, some really wicked moods and all told, nearly an hour and a half of dark, driving dance floor action. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Golf Clap Present Country Club Disco Comp With Justin Jay, VNSSA, Codes & More: Exclusive," 8 Aug. 2019 Some victims recovered some money, but all told, Golant cost at least 22 victims about $17.7 million and left the United States with a tax loss of around $5.4 million. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Luxury car exporter who disappeared while on probation gets 10 years in prison over $30 million fraud," 6 Aug. 2019 The speech was filled with references to her career as a writer and actress on The Office and The Mindy Project, and memories of her time at Dartmouth, all told, of course, with her usual LOL-worthy brand of humor. Andrea Park, Teen Vogue, "Mindy Kaling Critiques Donald Trump in Dartmouth Commencement Speech," 11 June 2018 The mating is repeated multiple times; all told, some 5,000 eggs may be released by a single female. Jim Robbins, New York Times, "How Long Before These Salmon Are Gone? ‘Maybe 20 Years’," 16 Sep. 2019 The plastic period problem Most American women will menstruate for about 40 years in total, bleeding for about five days a month, or about 2,400 days over the course of a lifetime—about six and a half years, all told. Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, "How tampons and pads became so unsustainable," 6 Sep. 2019 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

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First Known Use of all told

1814, in the meaning defined above

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