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Princeton's WordNet

  1. all in all, on the whole, altogether, tout ensemble(adverb)

    with everything considered (and neglecting details)

    "altogether, I'm sorry it happened"; "all in all, it's not so bad"

    all in all, tout ensemble, altogether, all told, whole, entirely, completely, in all, wholly, totally, all


  1. on the whole(adverb)

    by and large

  2. on the whole(adverb)

    For the most part; apart from some insignificant details.

    The language was wrong for the period, but, on the whole, I enjoyed the film.

    by and large

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. on the whole

    all things considered, in view of all the circumstances, taking every thing into account, upon the whole

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  1. Paige Braddock:

    I think a little bit of our challenge is introducing fans to Snoopy who maybe don't know Snoopy, but once they discover Snoopy, there are universal truths in the comic that I think appeal to every generation ... because the comic is not just about humor it's about relationships, it's about failures, it's about joy, it really runs the whole range of human emotion and story telling.

  2. Andy Beshear:

    A county line is something that we put on a map. It's not real, at least while I'm governor, we're going to make sure that the whole state is operating under the very same game plan. Because the moment we relax something from County A, someone from County B drives to County A, and all of a sudden we see a very large outbreak.

  3. Usman Khan:

    The whole restaurant had people under their tables and sat down on the floor.

  4. Richard Isaacson:

    People at risk still need to pay careful attention to nutrition labels, when it comes to nutrition labels, the fewer ingredients, the better ! Focus on natural whole food, and minimize or avoid those that are highly processed.

  5. Salaam Bhatti:

    I hope it shows that we're not here just to talk about Islam the whole time, we're here to be part of America.

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