Definition of altogether
- spent a hundred dollars altogether
- Altogether their efforts were successful.
They had an altogether new idea.
If we don't do something now, the forests may disappear altogether.
It's best to avoid the situation altogether.
Altogether, their efforts were successful.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
had never posed in the altogether for a photographer before
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