all told

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From all + told (counted), from the earlier sense of tell (to count", now more commonly, "to account; recount; inform). See tell.

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all told (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) With everything included, counted, or summed; in total.
    I think they had over 300 people there, all told.

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