altogether vs all together :

altogether or 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.'

Facebook Twitter Google +


  • n  informal terms for nakedness
    in the altogether
  • r  to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    it was not altogether her fault
    an altogether new approach
  • r  with everything included or counted
    altogether he earns close to a million dollars
  • r  with everything considered (and neglecting details)
    altogether, I'm sorry it happened

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

  • Bentley May Soon Disband Police Department
    Bentley has been struggling to keep officers employed for patrol duties. Now they face getting rid of the police department altogether and shelling out big bucks to the county to cover them.
    June 18, 2013 - KAKE Wichita
  • Snowden & Obama Muddy the Waters Over PRISM Access
    Ed Snowden might be holed up in some Hong Kong hideaway at the moment, but that doesn’t mean he has to shut himself away from the world altogether. On the contrary, Snowden was keen to dispel some of the criticisms … Continue reading ?
    June 18, 2013 - SiliconANGLE
  • Web Tools to Blur Your Digital Footprint
    The NSA won't stop snooping on you, but you can throw them off your trail. Here are some tools to help you go private. Revelations of NSA surveillance have shaken the nation , but while many of us would love nothing more than to toss our phones out the window and avoid well-trafficked search engines like Yahoo and Google altogether, the government seems intent snopping on Americans whether they ...
    June 18, 2013 - Inc Magazine

  • Love it or hate it – get ready for the hot hot sun
    Okay, all together now: Boy, is it hot out! Yay! Here’s comes the sun in a major way. For the next few days, we’ll be living under the searing blaze of that giant fireball in the sky and it’s going to feel great. (… unless you hate the heat and so need to make plans for staying cool.) Cliff Mass spells it out on his blog: “The past several days have brought strong showers, lightning, and ...
    June 27, 2013 -