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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Altogether  \Al`to*geth"er\,  adv  [OE.  altogedere  al  all  + 
  togedere  together.  See  {Together}.] 
  1.  All  together;  conjointly.  [Obs.] 
 
  Altogether  they  went  at  once.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Without  exception;  wholly;  completely. 
 
  Every  man  at  his  best  state  is  altogether  vanity. 
  --Ps.  xxxix 
  5. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  altogether 
  n  :  informal;  "in  the  raw"  or  "in  his  birthday  suit"  [syn:  {raw}, 
  {buff},  {birthday  suit}] 
  adv  1:  to  a  complete  degree  or  to  the  full  or  entire  extent;  "he 
  was  wholly  convinced";  "entirely  satisfied  with  the 
  meal";  "it  was  completely  different  from  what  we 
  expected";  "was  completely  at  fault";  "a  totally  new 
  situation";  "the  directions  were  all  wrong";  "It  was 
  not  altogether  her  fault";  "an  altogether  new 
  approach";  (`whole'  is  often  used  informally  for 
  `wholly'  as  in  "a  whole  new  idea")  [syn:  {wholly},  {entirely}, 
  {completely},  {totally},  {all},  {whole}]  [ant:  {partly}] 
  2:  with  everything  included  or  counted;  "altogether  he  earns 
  close  to  a  million  dollars"  [syn:  {all  told},  {in  all}] 
  3:  with  everything  considered  (and  neglecting  details); 
  "altogether,  I'm  sorry  it  happened";  "all  in  all  it's  not 
  so  bad"  [syn:  {all  in  all},  {on  the  whole},  {tout  ensemble}] 




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