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On The Whole

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Adverb

1. all in all, altogether, on the whole, tout ensemble

with everything considered (and neglecting details)

Example Sentences:
'altogether, I'm sorry it happened'
'all in all, it's not so bad'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


On The Whole

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a. 
taking all things into consideration
b. 
in general

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On The Whole

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all things considered; in general

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On The Whole

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adj.
1.
a. Containing all components; complete: the whole series of novels.
b. Not divided or disjoined; in one unit: a whole loaf.
c. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration: The baby cried the whole trip home.
2.
a. Not wounded, injured, or impaired; sound or unhurt: Many escaped the fire frightened but whole.
b. Having been restored; healed: After the treatment he felt whole.
3. Having the same parents: a whole sister.
n.
1. A number, group, set, or thing lacking no part or element; a complete thing.
2. An entity or system made up of interrelated parts: The value of the whole was greater than the sum of its parts.
adv.
Informal
Entirely; wholly: a whole new idea.

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