- 1Completely; totally: I stopped seeing her altogether [as submodifier]: I’m not altogether sure that I’d trust himMore example sentences
- And then there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not altogether sure how to go about.
- Cllr Brian Stanley said that he was not altogether sure that all the blame lay on her shoulders.
- In fact, I am not altogether sure that there is much truth at all going around Camps Bay these days.
- 1.1Including everything or everyone; in total: he had married several times and had forty-six children altogether
- 1.2 [sentence adverb] Taking everything into consideration; on the whole: altogether it was a great eveningMore example sentences
- He does the game completion stats for us as well, and altogether it can be quite time-consuming so he does a good job.
- Altogether it wasnt the most successful show for us.
- Altogether it's one of my absolute favorite movies of all time.
in the altogether
- • informal Without any clothes on; naked: she’s agreed to pose in the altogetherMore example sentences
- And they genuinely believe that they created a fashion for male celebrities appearing in the altogether.
- I have no doubt he dreamt up some of the city's freeways he subsequently built while sunning himself in the altogether.
- He struts around confidently in the altogether.
Note that altogether and all together do not mean the same thing. Altogether means ‘in total, totally’ as in there are six bedrooms altogether , or that is a different matter altogether , whereas all together means ‘all in one place’ or ‘all at once,’ as in it was good to have a group of friends all together , or they came in all together .