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Pronunciation:  `oltu'gedhur

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  1. [n]  informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"
  2. [adv]  to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent; "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "It was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly' as in"a whole new idea")
  3. [adv]  with everything included or counted; "altogether he earns close to a million dollars"
  4. [adv]  with everything considered (and neglecting details); "altogether, I'm sorry it happened"; "all in all, it's not so bad"

ALTOGETHER is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: all, all in all, all told, birthday suit, completely, entirely, in all, on the whole, raw, totally, tout ensemble, whole, wholly
 Antonyms: part, partially, partly
 See Also: nakedness, nudeness, nudity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Al`to*geth"er\, adv. [OE. altogedere; al all +
togedere together. See {Together}.]
1. All together; conjointly. [Obs.]

         Altogether they went at once.         --Chaucer.

2. Without exception; wholly; completely.

         Every man at his best state is altogether vanity.
                                               --Ps. xxxix.

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