all in all(2)
or[in all] {adv. phr.} When everything is thought about; in summary; altogether. * /All in all, it was a pleasant day's cruise./ * /All in all, the pilot of an airplane must have many abilities and years of experience before he can he appointed./ Compare: ON THE WHOLE 1. * /Counting the balls on the green, we have six golf balls in all./

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  • all in all(2) — or[in all] {adv. phr.} When everything is thought about; in summary; altogether. * /All in all, it was a pleasant day s cruise./ * /All in all, the pilot of an airplane must have many abilities and years of experience before he can he appointed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all the same(2) — or[just the same] {adv. phr.}, {informal} As if the opposite were so; nevertheless; anyway; anyhow; still. * /Everyone opposed it, but Sally and Bob got married all the same./ * /Mary is deaf, but she takes tap dancing lessons just the same./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all the same(2) — or[just the same] {adv. phr.}, {informal} As if the opposite were so; nevertheless; anyway; anyhow; still. * /Everyone opposed it, but Sally and Bob got married all the same./ * /Mary is deaf, but she takes tap dancing lessons just the same./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in all — {adv. phr.} 1. All being counted; altogether. * /You have four apples and I have three bananas, making seven pieces of fruit in all./ * /In all we did very well./ 2. See: ALL IN ALL(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in all — {adv. phr.} 1. All being counted; altogether. * /You have four apples and I have three bananas, making seven pieces of fruit in all./ * /In all we did very well./ 2. See: ALL IN ALL(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • All in the world — World World, n. [OE. world, werld, weorld, weoreld, AS. weorold, worold; akin to OS. werold, D. wereld, OHG. weralt, worolt, werolt, werlt, G. welt, Icel. ver[ o]ld, Sw. verld, Dan. verden; properly, the age of man, lifetime, humanity; AS. wer a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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