all in all


Taking everything into account, as in All in all our trip to Europe was a success. [First half of 1500s]

Words Nearby all in all

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How to use all in all in a sentence

  • His affable tone and squeaky chair make for a rather pleasant experience, all-in-all.

    Gal With a Suitcase | Jolie Hunt | February 26, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Several people did mention a Murville, who was a business agent, then a swindler, and all-in-all a thoroughly bad fellow.

  • Blasphemy rebukes not the godless lie that denies Him as All-in-all, nor does it ascribe to Him all presence, power, and glory.

    No and Yes | Mary Baker Eddy
  • He knew God as infinite, and therefore as the All-in-all; and we shall know this truth when we awake in the divine likeness.

    No and Yes | Mary Baker Eddy
  • Do you imagine that God is not as good, as perfect, as absolutely all-in-all as your thoughts can imagine?

    A Dish Of Orts | George MacDonald