Definitions for tallier
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)an account; reckoning.
a stick of wood with notches cut to indicate the amount of a debt or payment.
anything on which a score or account is kept.
a notch or mark made on or in a tally.
a number recorded, as of points in a game.
a number of objects used as a unit of computation.
anything corresponding to another thing as a counterpart or duplicate.
(v.t.)to mark on a tally; record.
to count; reckon.
to cause to correspond or agree.
(v.i.)to correspond; agree:
Both accounts tally.
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
One who tallies, who counts.
one who keeps tally