"all told" meaning in English

Adverb

Audio: en-au-all told.ogg [Australia]
  1. With everything included, counted, or summed; in total. Tags: idiomatic, not-comparable
    Categories (other): English idiomatic construction prototypes Translations (with all included, counted, or summed): en tout (French), tout compris (French), au total (French), en total (Galician), forþġerīmed (Old English), sumując (Polish), ao todo (Portuguese), allt som allt (Swedish)

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        {
          "text": "I think they had over 300 people there, all told."
        }
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        "With everything included, counted, or summed; in total."
      ],
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          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "en tout"
        },
        {
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "tout compris"
        },
        {
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "au total"
        },
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          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "en total"
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        {
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "forþġerīmed"
        },
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          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "sumując"
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          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "ao todo"
        },
        {
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
          "word": "allt som allt"
        }
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        {
          "text": "I think they had over 300 people there, all told."
        }
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      "word": "all things considered"
    }
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      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "en tout"
    },
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      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "tout compris"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "au total"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "en total"
    },
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      "code": "ang",
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      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "forþġerīmed"
    },
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      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "sumując"
    },
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      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "ao todo"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "with all included, counted, or summed",
      "word": "allt som allt"
    }
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  "word": "all told"
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