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  • adv. altogether

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. all at the same time
  • adv. used of a group whose members acted or were acted upon collectively and when `all' and `together' can be separated by other words


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  • A man that millions young and old admired and emulated, no one put it all together in his own special package like Joe DiMaggio.

    One Season

  • But he soon preferred to read human nature by taking his meals downstairs in the general dining-kitchen, with the dairyman and his wife, and the maids and men, who all together formed a lively assembly; for though but few milking hands slept in the house, several joined the family at meals.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • I really believe that, had they not been so, I should have rushed off incontinently and blown Sphinx, bronze doors, and (as it proved) my chances of finding the Time Machine, all together into non-existence.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • And so the Bishop and they all together went with the body of Sir Launcelot daily, till they came to Joyous Gard; and ever they had an hundred torches brenning about him.

    Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 2

  • As he picked, the rolled fat of his front jiggled in time with the frailing, but when he got to where the tune was ready to come around again, the notes scrambled all together and he bogged down and halted.

    Cold Mountain

  • “Ladies, and gentleman, will you please stand and turn to page one hundred and forty-seven in your hymnbooks, then all together sing our most beloved hymn of all,” instructed Reverend Wayland Wise.


  • There are no less than four of these rivers, which meet all together at or near the city of Salisbury; especially the waters of three of them run through the streets of the city — the Nadder and the Willy and the Avon — and the course of these three lead us through the whole mountainous part of the county.

    From London to Land's End

  • We were all together one more time, eating softshell crabs and drinking Abita beer at the Acme Oyster House.


  • This collection, then, was the college reference library; corresponding with the common aumbry of the monastery, but also indicative of the principle of all library organisation that, while it is desirable to lend books, it is also necessary to keep a number of them all together in one fixed place for reference.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • My dear wife, Hisako, helps me to bring it all together holistically.

    Experiential Marketing


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