Altogether and All Together

What is the difference between altogether and all together?

Altogether means with everything considered.
All together means collectively.

Altogether and All Together

There is often confusion over the terms altogether and all together.


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


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.)


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What are adverbs? What are verbs? List of easily confused words