as a whole
All parts or aspects considered, altogether, as in I like the play as a whole, though the second act seemed somewhat slow. [Early 1800s] Also see on the whole.
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In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
“We talked about the science the whole time the other day,” Krauss told The Daily Beast in a phone interview.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the Israel model ban were directed towards disordered eating, Ravin says she would support it whole-heartedly.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What an amazing thing to be able to listen to any music you want, a whole world of bands.
You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin