Definition of all things considered in English:

all things considered


  • Taking everything into account:

    ‘so, all things considered, I think I have done all right’
    • ‘It's not been a bad week, all things considered.’
    • ‘So all things considered, it turned out much better than projected.’
    • ‘And if you decide, all things considered, to stay in and watch telly, you're in for a slow night - there isn't any.’
    • ‘She was taking it very well, all things considered.’
    • ‘In general, last year was by most accounts a successful year for the fitness facility industry, all things considered.’
    • ‘So it's pretty reasonable, all things considered.’
    • ‘I don't think I fared too badly, all things considered.’
    • ‘Still, I don't think it's looking too bad, all things considered.’
    • ‘As to the jail cell that he's in right now, all things considered, it's not bad because he is by himself and he's segregated.’
    • ‘So all things considered, it's pretty optimistic.’