altogether and all together - the difference

Altogether means with everything considered.
All together means collectively.


The adverb altogether means wholly, to the full extent, or with everything considered.

  • I left him altogether convinced that the project will end on time.
  • Altogether Mark earns more than his cousin.
  • All Together

    The term all together pertains to when a group acts or is acted upon collectively. (Of note, there can be other words between all and together.)


  • I want you to sing all together.
  • (I want you all to sing together.)
  • The soldiers stood all together waiting for the plane.
  • (The soldiers all stood together waiting for the plane.)
  • I would like to see you all together. 
  • (I would like to see all of you together.)



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