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all told

Fig. totaled up; including all parts. All told, he earned about $700 last week. All told, he has many fine characteristics.
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all told

as a total All told, there were 550 people there.
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all told

in total There were 550 people there, all told.
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all told

Added up, in summation, as in The ferry will hold 80 passengers all told, or All told, his proposal makes some good points. This idiom, first recorded in 1850, uses the verb tell in the sense of "count."
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all told

With everything considered; in all: All told, we won 100 games.
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