From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverallo‧ver‧all1 /ˌəʊvərˈɔːl◂ $ ˌoʊvərˈɒːl◂/ ●●○S3W2AWL adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 ALL/EVERYTHINGconsidering or including everything 🔊 The overall cost of the exhibition was £400,000. 🔊 The overall result is an increase in population. 🔊 An overall winner and a runner-up were chosen. 🔊 We don’t want all the details now, just the overall picture.
overall• The projectbudget is around $25 million overall.• Miller, Dawes, Moceanu and Strug all placed in the top 11 overall.• There are more women in positions of power-though their numbers overall are still pitifully few.• And so, overall, few new jobs would be created.• Overall, it's been a good year.• Most patients are dead within a year of the diagnosis and overall, less than 1% live more than five years.• Six out of 10 Laboursupporters, and 69 % of votersoverall, opposedjoining the euro.• At Merrill overall, the estimated increase in pay and benefits per employee is 3 %, according to Johnson Associates Inc.• One or two products didn't do so well, but overall we've had a highly successful year.