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AdverbEdit

all in all (not comparable)

  1. (modal, set phrase) Generally, all things considered
    All in all, it's not a bad little restaurant.

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all in all (uncountable)

  1. Everything that matters; the only thing of importance.
    • 1828, Constantine Henry Phipps Marquess of Normanby, Yes and No: a Tale of the Day, page 12:
      Her mother had been all in all to her: she had never seemed to have any separate existence from that of her child.