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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tal•lyˈtæl i(n.)(pl.)-lies

  1. (n.)an account; reckoning.

  2. a stick of wood with notches cut to indicate the amount of a debt or payment.

  3. anything on which a score or account is kept.

  4. a notch or mark made on or in a tally.

  5. a number recorded, as of points in a game.

  6. a number of objects used as a unit of computation.

  7. anything corresponding to another thing as a counterpart or duplicate.

  8. (v.t.)to mark on a tally; record.

  9. to count; reckon.

  10. to cause to correspond or agree.

  11. (v.i.)to correspond; agree:

    Both accounts tally.

  12. to score a point or goal, as in a game.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tally:

1275–1325; (n.) ME taly < AF tallie < ML talia, for L tālea cutting (from a plant), rod

tal′li•er(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. tallier(Noun)

    One who tallies, who counts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tallier(noun)

    one who keeps tally

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