all told


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

Examples of all told in a Sentence

all told, we made $14.64
Recent Examples on the Web So all told, this deal involves an investment of about $8.4 billion. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2024 This is a piercing look into the corridors of money, power, politics, and control, all told in Elwood’s disarmingly funny and entertaining voice. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 8 July 2024 And so, all told, RCS coming to iPhone with iOS 18 is interesting but—absent that surprise change—does not alter the status quo much at all—we’ll find out more at June’s WWDC. Zak Doffman, Forbes, 30 Mar. 2024 Spokespeople for the four banks all told Reuters that the 10 Equator Principles would continue to inform their work, but climate advocates find the move concerning, according to reporting by the Guardian. Holly Ojalvo, Fortune, 7 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for all told 

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of all told was in 1814

Dictionary Entries Near all told

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“All told.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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