Meaning of ALL IN ALL in English



: something that represents all things regarded as having value, significance, or importance : everything

the craft that was all in all to her — Rudyard Kipling

II. adverb

1. : as a whole : altogether

all in all, each article undergoes 20 inspections before leaving the plant

take it all in all, this has been a hard week

2. : on the whole : all things considered : generally speaking

all in all, the chautauqua was a tremendous force in American life — Russell Potter

all in all, it might have been worse

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.