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I've been to a number of places and seen for myself the caliber of people who are in the Navy today - in all the services for that matter. This is an altogether different bunch. These people of today are really bright, young, good people.
Ernest Borgnine

Meaning of "altogether" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALTOGETHER

altogether  [ˌɔːltəˈɡɛðə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALTOGETHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Altogether can act as a noun and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES ALTOGETHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Altogether

Altogether may refer to: ▪ Altogether, an album by The Nolans ▪ Altogether, a 1975 Canadian television series...

Definition of altogether in the English dictionary

The first definition of altogether in the dictionary is with everything included. Other definition of altogether is completely; utterly; totally. Altogether is also on the whole.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALTOGETHER


aweather
əˈwɛðə
bellwether
ˈbɛlˌwɛðə
blether
ˈblɛðə
Fairweather
ˈfɛəˌwɛðə
feather
ˈfɛðə
heather
ˈhɛðə
leather
ˈlɛðə
nether
ˈnɛðə
overleather
ˌəʊvəˈlɛðə
overweather
ˌəʊvəˈwɛðə
pleather
ˈplɛðə
tether
ˈtɛðə
together
təˈɡɛðə
untether
ʌnˈtɛðə
untogether
ˌʌntəˈɡɛðə
weather
ˈwɛðə
wether
ˈwɛðə
whether
ˈwɛðə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALTOGETHER

alto
alto clef
alto horn
alto sax
alto saxophone
alto-relievo
alto-rilievo
altocumuli
altocumulus
altoist
Alton Towers
altostrati
altostratus
altrices
altricial
Altrincham
altruism
altruist
altruistic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALTOGETHER

aether
at the end of one´s tether
ether
ethyl ether
get it together
get-together
go together
hang together
hold together
in the altogether
keep body and soul together
live together
other
petroleum ether
pull together
put their heads together
put two and two together
seether
stick together
teether
the ether

Synonyms and antonyms of altogether in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ALTOGETHER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «altogether» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of altogether

Translation of «altogether» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALTOGETHER

Find out the translation of altogether to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of altogether from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «altogether» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

完全地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en total
570 millions of speakers

English

altogether
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुल मिलाकर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِرُمَّتِهِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вместе
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

totalmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুরাপুরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

entièrement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sama sekali
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

insgesamt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

완전히
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kabeh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cả thảy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முற்றிலும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पूर्णपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tamamen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

completamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

całkowicie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

разом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu totul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνολικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

heeltemal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sammanlagt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

til sammen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of altogether

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALTOGETHER»

The term «altogether» is very widely used and occupies the 14.687 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALTOGETHER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «altogether» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «altogether» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about altogether

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10 QUOTES WITH «ALTOGETHER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word altogether.
1
Marian Anderson
When you stop having dreams and ideals - well, you might as well stop altogether.
2
Timothy Garton Ash
Nuclear proliferation - the proliferation of WMDs altogether - is one of the greatest dangers of our time.
3
Charles Babbage
The fatigue produced on the muscles of the human frame does not altogether depend on the actual force employed in each effort, but partly on the frequency with which it is exerted.
4
Ernest Borgnine
I've been to a number of places and seen for myself the caliber of people who are in the Navy today - in all the services for that matter. This is an altogether different bunch. These people of today are really bright, young, good people.
5
Dick Bruna
I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was.
6
Luis Bunuel
Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
7
Norm Coleman
It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set.
8
Ted Dekker
The good news is that even though we walk through this valley of death, we don't have to fear, at least not for ourselves! Unfortunately, there is no way to skip over the valley altogether, we must face death and the evidence of evil all around us. But there will come a day... And what a day that will be!
9
Lena Dunham
Positive, healthy, loving relationships in your twenties... I don't know if anyone would disagree with it: I think they're the exception, not the norm. People are either playing house really aggressively because they're scared of what an uncertain time it is, or they're avoiding commitment altogether.
10
Hermann Ebbinghaus
The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies and rules altogether at night, but knows that be must impress them again in the morning.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALTOGETHER»

Discover the use of altogether in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to altogether and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Altogether, One at a Time
Four funny and perceptive short stories in which young people cope with difficult situations and in doing so learn something that changes their lives.
E.L. Konigsburg, 2011
2
Altogether Elsewhere: Writers on Exile
Taken together, these essays, letters, journals, and memoirs of writers displaced by either choice or circumstance present a rich, ever expanding portrait of exile literature, one that includes the resilience of the political exile, the ...
Marc Robinson, 1994
3
Altogether Lovely: Jonathan Edwards on the Glory and ...
Altogether Lovely presents nine sermons from Edwards, which reveal his deep affection for the glory and excellency of Jesus Christ.
Jonathan Edwards, Don Kistler, 1997
4
Not Altogether Human: Pantheism and the Dark Nature of the ...
As Richard Hardack shows, however, writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville conceived of nature as everything Other other than the white male Protestant culture of which they were a part.
Richard Hardack, 2012
5
Another Life Altogether
In 1970s Northern England, thirteen-year-old Jesse Bennett struggles to come to terms with her attraction to girls while dealing with her mother's mental illness.
Elaine Beale, 2010
6
An Altogether New Book of Top Ten Lists
A collection of 169 of David Letterman's top-ten lists includes Orville Redenbacher's Top Ten Most Horrifying Secrets, Top Ten Mafia Euphemisms for Death, Top Ten Signs that Your Bank Is Failing, Top Ten Freak Accidents on the Today Show ...
‎1991
7
One Must Not Go Altogether with the Tide: The Letters of ...
This edition of the letters retains Pound's idiosyncratic epistolary idiom and analyzes letter-writing as a genre critical to Pound's intellectual and cultural project, capturing Pound as a collaborator at work.
Miranda B. Hickman, 2011
8
Altogether Now: The Anthology of Poems
This anthology of poems by Winifred Smith Eure is arranged in nine chapters, each with its own relevant scripture from the Bible.
Winifred Smith Eure, 2012
9
Altogether American: Robert Mills, Architect and Engineer, ...
He executed commissions from Newburyport, Massachusetts, to Mobile, Alabama, and worked in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Columbia, South Carolina, and Washington, D.C
Rhodri W. Liscombe, Robert Mills, 1994
10
The Altogether New Foolish Dictionary
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Gideon Wurdz, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALTOGETHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term altogether is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lauda denies Merc will power Red Bull
It is believed that they might make a return to Formula 1 by purchasing a current team, or pull out altogether. "There are many things to be ... «Planet F1, Jul 15»
2
Scrap generous tax breaks for final salary pensions
But this unequal way in which it is applied is another order of unfairness altogether. It wouldn't take someone in the Treasury long to devise a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Gay-rights advocate: Going to same-sex weddings optional for …
... for gay weddings based on religious objections have two choices: They can stop serving weddings altogether, or they can go out of business. «Washington Times, Jul 15»
4
Markets brace for volatility as analysts watch fresh Greece talks
The drastic step of cutting off Greek banks altogether would require a two-thirds majority in the council, which I regard as unlikely.” Mr Chow ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
5
Lismore rallies around Ray Parry after shock attack
"Ray gets a mixture of furs, rainbows and tartans and throws it altogether," she said. "And you never know what Ray's going to be wearing that ... «ABC Local, Jul 15»
6
Haaretz exclusive: Google teams up with Waze to launch worldwide …
... save money for many workers who will be able to give up keeping a car altogether. Today, after the considerable increase in the usage value ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
7
Children's centre 'may need to be rebuilt' over dry rot
Now it has budgeted £820,000 in case it has to rebuild Brock House, in Norton Fitzwarren, altogether. Parish council chairman Ken Hayward ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
8
Greece Referendum No Vote: What Does It Mean?
Economists suggest it could then have to issue IOUs to pay pensions and public sector wages, or leave the euro altogether and return to the ... «Sky News, Jul 15»
9
Hanover Finance directors settle with Financial Markets Authority for …
... that if we'd gone to trial, the money on the table now would be seriously diminished, or possibly in some cases gone altogether," he said. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
10
'Sympathy for Eskom has evaporated altogether': COPE
“Sympathy for Eskom has evaporated altogether‚” said party spokesperson Dennis Bloem‚ who added that Nersa's decision was “certainly a ... «Times LIVE, Jun 15»

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