Definition of all things considered in US English:

all things considered

phrase

  • Taking everything into account.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I don't think I fared too badly, 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.’
    • ‘In general, last year was by most accounts a successful year for the fitness facility industry, all things considered.’
    • ‘She was taking it very well, all things considered.’
    • ‘So it's pretty reasonable, all things considered.’
    • ‘It's not been a bad week, all things considered.’
    • ‘Still, I don't think it's looking too bad, all things considered.’
    • ‘So all things considered, it's pretty optimistic.’
    all things considered, considering everything, all in all, on the whole, taking everything into account, taking everything into consideration, at the end of the day, when all's said and done
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