altogether vs all_together : Common Errors in English

About altogether vs all_together

Altogether means completely or entirely. When you want say something in a group then you say all together. For example, 'They got the participants all together at the start line of the race.' However, if you want to say that something is entirely untrue, you would say,'It is altogether untrue to say that we knew of the evil designs of the trickster beforehand.'

altogether Meaning(s)

  • (n) informal terms for nakedness
  • (r) to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
  • (r) with everything included or counted
  • (r) with everything considered (and neglecting details)

altogether in News

  1. Local Sports

    The Pittsburgh Riverhounds minor league soccer team, founded in 1999, has always flown under the radar in the Steel City mostly because the team bounced around from stadium to stadium or took years off altogether.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Salem News

  2. Hounds have home in ’Burgh

    The Pittsburgh Riverhounds minor league soccer team, founded in 1999, has always flown under the radar in the Steel City mostly because the team bounced around from stadium to stadium or took years off altogether.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The East Liverpool Review

  3. Port Royal considers contracting trash pickup to save money

    With its fleet of trash trucks aging, the town of Port Royal faces a decision: Buy new ones and raise collection rates to pay for them, or get out of the trash pick-up business altogether.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Island Packet

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