# Definitions for totalˈtoʊt lto·tal

### Princeton's WordNet(3.33 / 3 votes)Rate this definition:

1. sum, total, totality, aggregate(noun)

the whole amount

a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

constituting the full quantity or extent; complete

"an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"

4. full, total(verb)

complete in extent or degree and in every particular

"a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"

5. 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"

6. 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"

7. total(verb)

damage beyond the point of repair

"My son totaled our new car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"

### Wiktionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. total(Noun)

An amount obtained by the addition of smaller amounts.

A total of u00A3145 was raised by the bring-and-buy stall.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

2. total(Noun)

Sum.

The total of 4, 5 and 6 is 15.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

3. total(Verb)

To add up; to calculate the sum of.

When we totalled the takings, we always got a different figure.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

4. total(Verb)

To equal a total of; to amount to.

That totals seven times so far.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

5. total(Verb)

to demolish; to wreck completely. (from total loss)

Honey, I'm OK, but I've totaled the car.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

6. total(Verb)

To amount to; to add up to.

It totals nearly a pound.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

Entire; relating to the whole of something.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

Complete; absolute.

He is a total failure.

Etymology: From total, from totalis, from totus, of unknown origin. Perhaps related to , (acc.), from tewtéh₂. More at Dutch.

### Webster Dictionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

whole; not divided; entire; full; complete; absolute; as, a total departure from the evidence; a total loss

2. Total(noun)

the whole; the whole sum or amount; as, these sums added make the grand total of five millions

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1. Total

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.

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. Total

tō′tal, adj. whole: complete: undivided: unqualified, absolute.—n. the whole: the entire amount.—v.t. to bring to a total, add up: to amount to.—ns. Tōtalisā′tion; Tōtalisā′tor, Tō′talīser, an automatic betting-machine.—v.t. Tō′talīse.—ns. Tō′talīser; Tōtal′ity, the whole sum, quantity, or amount.—adv. Tō′tally.—n. Tō′talness, entireness. [Fr.,—Low L. totalis—L. totus, whole.]

### Editors Contribution(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. total

The whole amount.

The total bill was shared among everyone to ensure it was fair as no-one drinks alcoho.

Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020

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1. total

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### British National Corpus

1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'total' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #799

2. Written Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'total' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1310

3. Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'total' in Nouns Frequency: #880

4. Verbs Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'total' in Verbs Frequency: #979

Rank popularity for the word 'total' in Adjectives Frequency: #94

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### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of total in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of total in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

### Examples of total in a Sentence

1. Poland's total rapeseed crop may not be higher than 2.0 to 2.1 million tonnes, down 27 percent from 2017.

2. In short, the total contributions of China versus the U.S. is \$86 million versus \$893 million, the U.S. contributes nearly 10times the amount China does.

3. The total annual wage theft from front-line workers in low-wage industries in the three cities approached \$3 billion, if these findings in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles are generalizable to the rest of the U.S. low-wage workforce of 30 million, wage theft is costing workers more than \$50 billion a year.

4. At the rate we are going, there will be a total collapse, ... We are going to have patients dying in the streets without being able to be treated by medical staff.

5. Pieces of the failed rotor arm cut through the engine's fan case, the engine bay, an internal fuel tank, and hydraulic and fuel lines before exiting through the aircraft's upper fuselage, the total mishap damage is estimated to be in excess \$50 million.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for total

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• مجموع
• нәтижә
• total, suma
• naprostý, totální, celý, součet, úhrn
• zusammenaddieren, zusammennehmen, komplett, total, gesamt, Gesamtsumme, Summe, aufaddieren, schrotten, ganz, Gesamtbetrag
• άθροισμα
• total, suma
• کل
• summa, täysi, laskea yhteen, olla, tehdä, totaalinen, täydellinen, koko, summata, tuhota, määrä
• totaliser, total, tout, somme, entier
• ard-sym
• összes, teljes, végösszeg, összeg
• sumo
• intero, totale, somma
• 総額, 和, 総和, 完全な, 全部, 総計
• 합계
• hilweşandin, hemû, tev, tevayî, temam, giş, tevandin, ruxandin
• somma, summa, totus, solidus
• pilnīgs
• tapeke
• jumlah
• bijeentellen, gehele, optellen, totale, gelijk zijn aan, in de prak rijden, compleet, geheel, totaal, som, volledige, complete, uitkomen op, volledig
• soma, total
• полный, сумма, тотальный, весь, целый, итог
• summa
• மொத்த
• మొత్తము, కూడుట, లెక్క, సరాసరి, పూర్తి, అన్ని
• ทั้งหมด

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