Taking everything into account, as in All in all our trip to Europe was a success. [First half of 1500s]
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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.
Several people did mention a Murville, who was a business agent, then a swindler, and all-in-all a thoroughly bad fellow.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII) | Charles Paul de Kock
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
Religion with him is, indeed, the all-in-all; but not any particular form of it as a finality.Introduction to Robert Browning | Hiram Corson