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tal·ly

 (tăl′ē)
n. pl. tal·lies
1.
a. A reckoning, score, or amount: What was the final tally of votes?
b. A record of a reckoning, score, or amount: She keeps a tally of the miles she runs each week.
2. The act of scoring a point or goal in a game or contest: took the lead on his tally in the second half.
3.
a. A stick on which notches are made to keep a count or score.
b. A stick on which notches were formerly made to keep a record of amounts paid or owed.
4. A mark used in recording a number of acts or objects, most often in series of five, consisting of four vertical lines canceled diagonally or horizontally by a fifth line.
5. A label, ticket, or piece of metal or wood used for identification or classification, especially in gardens and greenhouses.
6. Nautical A metal plate attached to a ship's machinery and bearing instructions for its use.
7. Archaic Something that is very similar or corresponds to something else; a double or counterpart.
v. tal·lied, tal·ly·ing, tal·lies
v.tr.
1.
a. To reckon or count. Often used with up: tallied up the bill.
b. To make a record of (an amount, for example).
2. To score (a point or goal) in a game or contest.
3. To label, as with a ticket, for identification or classification.
v.intr.
1. To be alike; correspond or agree: The report tallies with your description of the accident.
2. To keep a record, as of a score in a game.
3. To score a point or goal in a game or contest.

[Middle English taly, from Anglo-Norman tallie, from Medieval Latin tallia, from Latin tālea, stick.]

tally

(ˈtælɪ)
vb, -lies, -lying or -lied
1. (intr) to correspond one with the other: the two stories don't tally.
2. (tr) to supply with an identifying tag
3. (intr) to keep score
4. (tr) obsolete to record or mark
n, pl -lies
5. any record of debit, credit, the score in a game, etc
6. a ticket, label, or mark, used as a means of identification, classification, etc
7. a counterpart or duplicate of something, such as the counterfoil of a cheque
8. a stick used (esp formerly) as a record of the amount of a debt according to the notches cut in it
9. a notch or mark cut in or made on such a stick
10. a mark or number of marks used to represent a certain number in counting
11. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ the total number of sheep shorn by one shearer in a specified period of time
[C15: from Medieval Latin tālea, from Latin: a stick; related to Latin tālus heel]
ˈtallier n

tal•ly

(ˈtæl i)

n., pl. -lies, n.
1. 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.
v.t.
8. to mark on a tally; record.
9. to count; reckon.
10. to cause to correspond or agree.
v.i.
11. to correspond; agree: Both accounts tally.
12. to score a point or goal, as in a game.
[1275–1325; (n.) Middle English taly < Anglo-French tallie < Medieval Latin talia, for Latin tālea cutting (from a plant), rod]
tal′li•er, n.

Tally

 a number, group, or series, 1674; a unit of measure, sometimes, five dozen objects.
Examples: tally of cabbage, 1891; of cauliflowers, 1883; of hops, 1868; of marrows, 1891; of squirary (young squires), 1327; of turnips (five dozen bunches), 1851.

tally


Past participle: tallied
Gerund: tallying

Imperative
tally
tally
Present
I tally
you tally
he/she/it tallies
we tally
you tally
they tally
Preterite
I tallied
you tallied
he/she/it tallied
we tallied
you tallied
they tallied
Present Continuous
I am tallying
you are tallying
he/she/it is tallying
we are tallying
you are tallying
they are tallying
Present Perfect
I have tallied
you have tallied
he/she/it has tallied
we have tallied
you have tallied
they have tallied
Past Continuous
I was tallying
you were tallying
he/she/it was tallying
we were tallying
you were tallying
they were tallying
Past Perfect
I had tallied
you had tallied
he/she/it had tallied
we had tallied
you had tallied
they had tallied
Future
I will tally
you will tally
he/she/it will tally
we will tally
you will tally
they will tally
Future Perfect
I will have tallied
you will have tallied
he/she/it will have tallied
we will have tallied
you will have tallied
they will have tallied
Future Continuous
I will be tallying
you will be tallying
he/she/it will be tallying
we will be tallying
you will be tallying
they will be tallying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tallying
you have been tallying
he/she/it has been tallying
we have been tallying
you have been tallying
they have been tallying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tallying
you will have been tallying
he/she/it will have been tallying
we will have been tallying
you will have been tallying
they will have been tallying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tallying
you had been tallying
he/she/it had been tallying
we had been tallying
you had been tallying
they had been tallying
Conditional
I would tally
you would tally
he/she/it would tally
we would tally
you would tally
they would tally
Past Conditional
I would have tallied
you would have tallied
he/she/it would have tallied
we would have tallied
you would have tallied
they would have tallied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safelytally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
score - the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
earned run - a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team
unearned run - a run that was scored as a result of an error by the other team
rbi, run batted in - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
2.tally - a bill for an amount due
invoice, bill, account - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
3.tally - the act of countingtally - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
census, nose count, nosecount - a periodic count of the population
countdown - counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
miscount - an inaccurate count
poll - the counting of votes (as in an election)
recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
sperm count - the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate
Verb1.tally - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
check out, check - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
befit, beseem, suit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
2.tally - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
par - make a score (on a hole) equal to par
shoot - score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
convert - score (a spare)
convert - complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw"
convert - score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone; "Smith converted and his team won"
homer - hit a home run
gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win, gain, advance - obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
kick - make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
eagle - shoot in two strokes under par
hole up - score a hole in one
ace - score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
walk - obtain a base on balls
equalise, equalize, get even - compensate; make the score equal
get, have, make - achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
3.tally - keep score, as in games
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
4.tally - determine the sum oftally - determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
add together, add - make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!"
count, numerate, enumerate, number - determine the number or amount of; "Can you count the books on your shelf?"; "Count your change"

tally

noun
1. record, score, total, count, reckoning, running total They do not keep a tally of visitors to the palace.
verb
2. count up, total, compute, keep score When the final numbers are tallied, sales will probably have fallen.

tally

noun
1. A noting of items one by one:
Archaic: tale.
2. The total number of points made by a contestant, side, or team in a game or contest:
verb
1. To note (items) one by one so as to get a total:
2. To gain (a point or points) in a game or contest:
Informal: notch.
3. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
Translations
سِجِل الحَوادِث اليَوْمِيَّهيَتلائم، يَتَوافَق
evidenceshodovat se
regnskab
skrá, lististemma
apskaitaneprieštarauti
sakristsaskanētuzskaite
evidencia
birbirini tutmakçetelehesap tutmauymak

tally

[ˈtælɪ]
A. N
1. (= running total, score) → cuenta f, total m
to keep a tally ofllevar la cuenta de
2. (= stick) → tarja f
B. VI [stories, accounts] → concordar, coincidir (with con)
C. VT (also tally up) → contar, hacer recuento de
D. CPD tally clerk Nmedidor(a) m/f

tally

[ˈtæli]
ncompte m
to keep a tally of sth → tenir le compte de qch
vi (= correspond) [two things] → concorder, se recouper
We've checked their stories and they don't quite tally → Nous avons vérifié leurs versions et elles ne concordent pas tout à fait., Nous avons vérifié leurs versions et elles ne se recoupent pas tout à fait.
to tally with sth → concorder avec qch
vt (= count) [+ numbers, items, total] → faire le compte de

tally

n
(Hist, = stick) → Kerbholz nt
(= count, account) to keep a tally ofBuch führen über (+acc)
(= result of counting, number)(An)zahl f; what’s the tally?wie viel ist/sind es?
viübereinstimmen; (reports etc also)sich decken; they don’t tallysie stimmen nicht (miteinander) überein
vt (also tally up)zusammenrechnen or -zählen

tally

[ˈtælɪ]
1. n (count) → conto, conteggio; (running total) → totale m; (score) → punteggio
to keep a tally of sth → tener il conto di qc
2. vi to tally (with)corrispondere (a)

tally

(ˈtӕli) plural ˈtallies noun
an account. He kept a tally of all the work he did.
verb
(often with with) to agree or match. Their stories tally; His story tallies with mine.
References in classic literature ?
The duelists sat down; a student official stepped forward, examined the wounded head and touched the place with a sponge once or twice; the surgeon came and turned back the hair from the wound-- and revealed a crimson gash two or three inches long, and proceeded to bind an oval piece of leather and a bunch of lint over it; the tally-keeper stepped up and tallied one for the opposition in his book.
Whenever he ran across a girl or a woman he was not acquainted with, he got her fingerprints, on one pretext or another; and they always cost him a sigh when he got home, for they never tallied with the finger marks on the knife handle.
Well, for five weeks I have walked and tallied and dallied with the loveliest woman in the world, and the upshot is that I am flying from her, and am for a hermit's cave until I die.