Definition of by or from all accounts in English:

by (or from) all accounts

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.
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Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdiNGkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine