altogether and all together - the difference
Search
Altogether means with everything considered.
All together means collectively.

Altogether

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

Examples:

  • 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.)

    Examples:

  • 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.)
 
Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Twitter
Like us on Facebook Like Us on Facebook
Search Sign Up for Our Free Newsletter
by Craig Shrives Join Our Google+ Circle
Chat about grammar Ask a Grammar Question
Search Search This Site