Definition of 'altogether'
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Last year was a different story altogether. The Sun (2017) Something altogether gentler and subtler at the end would have better maintained the otherwise painstakingly woven spell. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or did you see and project something else altogether? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But this is something different altogether. The Sun (2016)They'll either miss their fit altogether or go overboard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After years spent as frontbench attack dog, he is relishing his transition into something altogether more fabulous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While information is potentially easy to manage using IT systems, knowledge is a different matter altogether. Computing (2010)The second could be a different matter altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He bade me retire altogether from business and take care of myself. Christianity Today (2000)Yet there is another cause that is altogether less welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sonic landscape had changed to something altogether harsher and more real. The Sun (2010)Which was quite a sweet way of entirely missing the point altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is followed by a period of considerable improvement often with symptoms disappearing altogether. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)On a different scale altogether was what the government was doing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At times this season there was a very real threat they would go out of business altogether. The Sun (2008)But there is another issue that is altogether less clear. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He reckons that something altogether more sinister can be going on. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Altogether he missed four flights home with his family. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The harvesting of ice did not disappear altogether. THE FROZEN WATER TRADE (2002)But the list sends a different message altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the atmosphere is altogether different and less menacing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He could do something altogether more familiar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps branches will disappear altogether as younger generations who are completely comfortable with online banking abandon them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And it will vanish altogether in less than three decades. The Sun (2011)But it should stage something altogether bigger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will improve or disappear altogether when you are through withdrawal. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)That would not just raise costs, it would halt the conduct of business altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Now it's become known for something altogether different. The Sun (2013)Some European countries said that they were getting out of the nuclear business altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Spring had better get a move on or it'll miss the boat altogether. The Sun (2013)Back at the forum, happiness was being scrutinised from an altogether different angle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'altogether'
British English: altogether /ˌɔːltəˈɡɛðə; ˈɔːltəˌɡɛðə/ ADVERB
in total If you say that different numbers of people or things add up to something altogether, you mean that you have counted all of them.
There were eleven of us altogether.
- American English: altogether
- Arabic: بِرُمَّتِهِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: totalmente
- Chinese: 完全地
- Croatian: sveukupno
- Czech: dohromady
- Danish: i alt
- Dutch: in totaal
- European Spanish: en total absolutamente
- Finnish: kaikkiaan
- French: entièrement
- German: insgesamt
- Greek: συνολικά
- Italian: completamente
- Japanese: 全く
- Korean: 완전히
- Norwegian: til sammen
- Polish: całkowicie ogółem
- European Portuguese: no total
- Romanian: cu totul
- Russian: вместе
- Spanish: en total
- Swedish: sammanlagt
- Thai: ทั้งหมด
- Turkish: hep birlikte
- Ukrainian: разом
- Vietnamese: cả thảy
British English: altogether ADVERB
completely You use altogether to emphasize that something has stopped, been done, or finished completely.
When he stopped calling altogether, she found a new man.
Definition of altogether from the Collins English Dictionary
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