by/from all accounts

Definition of by/from all accounts

  1. :  according to all of the different descriptions of something <By all accounts, the band put on a great show.> <She was, by all accounts, good at her job.> <They seemed, from all accounts, to have a happy marriage.>

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

accountaccounts
  1. :  a record of debit (see 2debit 1a) and credit (see 1credit 2d) entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

    :  a statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance

    :  reckoning, computation

  1. :  to think of as :  consider

    :  to probe into :  analyze


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