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after all

 
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: used to remind the listener of an important fact or to ask the listener to consider this fact.
Why don't you let her join? After all, it was her idea to begin with.Of course he's good at skiing! He won a championship last year, after all.
similar words:
altogether
definition 2: used to tell what really happened in the end even though there was a possibility of something else happening.
We changed the flat tire and got to the airport on time after all.
synonyms:
nevertheless