Definitions for totalˈtoʊt l
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to•talˈtoʊt l(adj.; n.; v.)-taled, -tal•ing; -talled, -tal•ling.
(adj.)constituting or comprising the whole; entire:
the total expenditure.
of or pertaining to the whole of something:
the total effect of a play.
complete in extent or degree; utter:
a total failure.
(n.)the total amount; sum; aggregate.
the whole; an entirety.
(v.t.)to bring to a total; add up.
to reach a total of; amount to.
to wreck or demolish beyond repair:
He totaled his car in the accident.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.i.)to amount (often fol. by to).
Origin of total:
1350–1400; ME (adj.) < ML tōtālis= L tōt(us) entire +-ālis -al1
sum, total, totality, aggregate(noun)
the whole amount
sum, amount, total(adj)
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
entire, full, total(adj)
constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
"an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
complete in extent or degree and in every particular
"a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
total, number, add up, come, amount(verb)
add up in number or quantity
"The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up(verb)
determine the sum of
"Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
damage beyond the point of repair
"My son totaled our new car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
with everything included
the total cost
a total mess/disaster/failure
the final amount when other amounts are added together
There will be a total of about 50 people at the party.
to become a particular amount by adding everything together
revenues that totaled around $300 million
to completely destroy a vehicle
The car had been totalled.
An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.
A total of u00A3145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.
The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.
To add up; to calculate the sum of.
When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.
To equal a total of; to amount to.
That totals seven times so far.
to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)
Honey, Iu2019m OK, but Iu2019ve totaled the car.
To amount to; to add up to.
It totals nearly a pound.
Entire; relating to the whole of something.
He is a total failure.
Origin: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.
whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss
the whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make the grand total of five millions
Total was an American R&B girl group and one of the signature acts of Sean Combs' Bad Boy Records imprint during the 1990s. The group consisted of members Kima Raynor, Keisha Spivey, and Pamela Long.
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Rank popularity for the word 'total' in Nouns Frequency: #880
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Translations for total
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
What is the total cost of the holiday?; The car was a total wreck.
- كُلّي، إجْماليArabic
- totalPortuguese (BR)
- celkový; úplnýCzech
- Gesamt-..., völligGerman
- (συν)ολικός, πλήρης, ολοκληρωτικόςGreek
- kogu-, täielikEstonian
- کامل؛ سرجمعFarsi
- total, completFrench
- potpun, ukupanCroatian
- samanlagður; allur; algjörIcelandic
- bendras, visasLithuanian
- kopējs; pilnīgs; galīgsLatvian
- samlet; total-Norwegian
- کامل؛ سرجمعPersian
- ټول، ټول ټال: بشپړ: بيخي: ټول، غونډ، جمله، مجموع: ټولول، غونډول، جمع كولPashto
- total, completRomanian
- суммарный; полныйRussian
- celkový; úplnýSlovak
- celoten, popolnSlovenian
- total, fullständigSwedish
- 總計的，完全的Chinese (Trad.)
- повний, цілковитий, абсолютнийUkrainian
- مکمل، پوراUrdu
- tổng sốVietnamese
- 总的，完全的Chinese (Simp.)
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