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by (or from) all accounts

Definition of by or from all accounts in English:

According to what one has heard or read: by all accounts he is a pretty nice guy
More example sentences
  • I think it's certainly good news that the action that happened overseas has happened quickly and from all accounts there's no evidence of any athletes actually using this new substance.
  • Yet, from all accounts, she came pretty close to erecting a large shopping complex which would have become a rather incongruous backdrop to the Taj Mahal.
  • No matter that from all accounts, including this Sunday morning's, his cricketing abilities ranked somewhere near mine.
Synonyms
reputedly, supposedly, according to popular belief, so the story goes, so I'm told, so people say, by repute, allegedly, putatively, apparently, seemingly, ostensibly
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